At the diesel service racks in Alton & Southern’s Gateway Yard is a pair of former Missouri Pacific diesels: Union Pacific SD40-2 9890 (ex-UP 4137, ex-MP 3137, originally MP 838 and on an adjacent... (more)
Got a friend you think over-weathers his model Railroad stuff? Well maybe not! On UP when your number hits the high 9000s, your number is almost up.
UP SD40-2's 9890 and 3105 shove their last car down the hill at Alton & Southern's Gateway Yard.
YAS-101 has UP train MASCH in tow,headed north to park the train at AA Siding.The veteran pair of SD40-2 are normally used in hump service at Gateway Yard.They don't get out on the road much,and w... (more)
Union Pacific Railroad conductor Dennis ''Alton'' Smith boards lead locomotive UP 9890, after meeting Amtrak Train 21, the Texas Eagle on Monday evening, July 17 2006 at McLean, Illinois. The 9890... (more)
Hump power working a cut of cars
Hump and towers