Heavy storm clouds over Laramie never get real close to Tie siding so I didn't get wet. A freight rumbles up the line towards the city with 7877 as helper at the rear.
A trio of GE's lead UP Train UEDPDG 17 past South Shannon into some great afternoon light on the UP Falls City Sub.
Locomotives: UP 7877, UP 6577, UP 9338
I had sat in the car waiting for a train to arrive and watched this storm develop from a very small grey cloud over Laramie. It never reached me but I did get the opportunity to take this shot of ... (more)
A lengthy stack train heads west into Elburn, behind a GEVO and an SD70M. This train also had a GEVO as a mid train DPU.
The recent rainfall over the past few weeks have brought out a little more green in the Tehachapi hills as UP 7877 rolls down grade on the point of the ILBOA-07. The train is in between tunnels 2 ... (more)
ex-DRGW tunnel motor being switched
Ex-Grande "Peak Power" lease T-2 UP7877 (ex-DRGW5356) leads the southbound MRVSJ down Embarcadero street in Oakland's Jack London Square.
At first glance, this may look like an ordinary UP patch unit - but it is not. UP7877 is a newly renumbered "Peak Power" lease unit that sees action on the UP in the busy freight autumn months. It... (more)