The Yermo to Mojave local departs Daggett after a brief wait to enter BNSF trackage account MOW.
The big news on the Union Pacific back in the Summer of 1984 was the reactivation of most of their Centennial fleet of DDA40X "double diesels".
Near the very end of their short lived return to se... (more)
EMD DDA40X No. 6923 leads a westbound freight out of Cheyenne, Wyoming, in April 1984. Trailing the big “Centennial” is a pair of SD40-2s, and a large cut of stock cars behind the power.
A hostler from Union Pacific’s North Yard fuel tracks awaits the next move surrounded by snow-covered tracks and locomotives in a swirling April 15, 2013, blizzard at Denver, Colorado.
The unmistakable profile of a Union Pacific DDA40X glides through North Yard by the powerhouse in Salt Lake City. The 6923 was built by EMD for the UP in Dec. 1969, and would be traded back to EMD... (more)
A pair of big haulers brace a Fast Forty, a common high speed high priority lashup in the 70s. They are preparing to continue east toward Council Bluffs.
Pausing only briefly for a crew change, suprisingly the next crew is not yet on board, but it won't be long and the 2nd of the afternoon fleet of 4 TOFC trains will be charging out of Cheyenne mak... (more)