With the Santa Fe Trail just a few hundred feet away to the south this westbound intermodal train passes over the appropriately named Chisholm Trail Road at the east end of the 9,570 foot long sid... (more)
UP 8813 West and company roar down the 2.65% grade of the #1 track through Newcastle with 12,321 tons of manifest from Roper, UT to Roseville, CA on the drawbars.
Much like a snake sneaking around its environment, a UP empty auto rack train snakes across the barren Texas landscape west of Del Rio on its way east.
A UP empty autorack train heads east across the Sunset Route. There are no substantive trees in west Texas to block the view, affording this vista of three clean UP engines and 78 racks as they a... (more)
UP 8813 East descends one grade and begins another as it crosses the barren west Texas landscape. Not much to see in this part the world when driving US 90 except the well-engineered ex-SP right ... (more)
UP 8813 East crosses a small canyon on its way to the next crew change at Del Rio, TX as it traverses barren west Texas. The bridge in the foreground is the old US 90 crossing.
UP 8813 leads a Nogales, AZ bound auto train through El Casco as it works up San Timoteo Canyon on the Sunset Route.
A set of UP power leads a westbound BNSF manifest.
UP 8813 and 3 NS units lead train ZLCAI through West Riverside as crosses from the Los Angeles Sub to the BNSF main.
Four brand new aces just got a signal to depart G4 and head for the BNSF and points west.
A quartet of brand-new Union Pacific SD70ACe diesels sit on the "Dodo" track at the railroad's Dolores Yard on a bright April 1st, 2013. Coupled behind UP 8813 are units 8820, 8812 and 8818.
UP 8813/8820/8812 head down the hill out of Global 4 for the BNSF on their maiden voyage west.
UP 8813/8820/8812 lean into a curve and begin to see the red board the BNSF DS has left them.
UP 8813/8820/8812 with 8818 as the DPU charge west out of Global 4 on their first revenue run west.
A interesting grab bag of power sits over the holiday weekend at Progress Rail.