Union Pacific 8083, on of their "fast 40 class SD40-2s", rounds the corner at Summit with the hot LAX eastbound intermodal train. Camping out at Summit was a good way to see this train in the ear... (more)
UP 8083 leads two BNSF SD70MACs on an empty coal train headed back to the Powder River Basin for loading. The train has just crested the westbound grade at Belmont, NE and is starting its descent ... (more)
UP 8083 and her two engines behind help pull this heavy West Colton, CA bound manifest up the apparent grade at Woodford, CA. The engines are screaming giving it all they've got making a whopping ... (more)
With 426 axles of train to work with, UP 8083 throws everything it has at the grade through Woodford.
Two UP SD9043MACs bracket a GE C40-8W on a North Platte bound freight. The less than colorful hills in the background highlight the somewhat bland fall we've had this year.
On a typical fall day on the North West, a clean UP SD90Mac leads a southbound mixed freight. The autumn colors in this region are wonderful, and they sure help makes for very eye catching rail p... (more)