With train full of Wyoming soda ash tied to the drawbar Union Pacific's eastbound 'Blacks Fork' conforms to the reverse curves as it pulls the grade out of 'Daley's Hole'.
The race is on between these two westbounders through Echo. Actually, both trains will stop shortly and the mixed freight's DPU will cut off and jump on the tail of the stack train.
Now having dealt with Beaumont Hill, UP 8583 flies through White Water bound for points east.
Freshly painted SD70ACe 8583 leads a intermodal train against the stiff gradient of Beaumont Hill as it passes through the east end of San Timoteo Canyon.
The UP IG3OA trudges through the 67th Street grade crossing after passing over the switches at Shellmound.
Two western visitors lead 15T past the CPL's at Radford in the setting sun.
As the morning fog begins to lift, the westbound Z train climbs the grade out of Coldstream Canyon at Andover.
UP on the famous Tehachapi Loop in the morningsun
UP 8583 East has just topped a hogback and is about to duck under Interstate 20.
UP 8583 East crosses beautiful Highway 80 at Fruitvale.
A hot intermodal train rolls through Mineola on New Years Day 2008. This was the sole eastbound train for hours on the T&P.