A Short hop across DFW. Three motors and a few autoracks.. Too much power for such a short consist.
Slowly descending the grade on Cima Hill toward Kelso, an SD70ACe is the sole DPU on a westbound UP intermodal train as it heads toward Los Angeles on the historic LA&SL route.
UP 8320 brings up the rear of westbound train KG1LA as it begins it's journey down Cima Hill.
Coal train tied down on a Sunday with only desert scrub brush to keep it company.
The Guadalupe Turn (also known as "The Guad" and "The GUM Train," the latter in honor of an old SP manifest to Guadalupe) passes the classic Gemco Yard sign in Van Nuys (for the GM Plant that used... (more)
What appears to be a race actually is not.The UP #5214 at right is a AFXAS train that is shoving into Gateway Yard.The UP #8320 is an AASCP train that has just departed A&S Gateway Yard.
No doubt someone can identify the automobile !
At the final curve before entering Yermo yard
Approaching the Yermo yard, the slow speeds enabled a few different angles of this westbound train
First of many ACe shots of the day