After seeing a green signal for and eastbound on my way home. I got myself trackside as fast I could. I barely made it as in, I had to sprint up the hill side as the train was on me. The train was... (more)
A work train at Lakepoint parked this eastbound, and two Westbound. Allowing me the opportunity get into positions to catch all three train. When the work train cleared. The LUE46 local with SD70M... (more)
A week later the exact same situation presented it's self. I was heading southbound in moderate evening traffic. I hear the detector at Warner go off. Most likely it's an eastbound. I decide to se... (more)
The Roper to Warner (Tooele) to Roper local can result in some big trains. I've heard them tell the dispatcher that they have sometimes 80-100 cars for the return trip.
Fortunately the Warner (Tooele) local LUE46 was running later than normal. So I was able to catch it at a location I've had my eye on. But I have failed in previous attempts to actually catch a t... (more)
Looking like a brand new SD40-2 from the 1970s, Union Pacific 1642 basks in the warm afternoon light at UP North Yard in Salt Lake City, Utah.