Shining in the morning light, AMTK 184, the Phase IV heritage unit, leads AMTK 27, the Portland section of the Empire Builder, westbound just outside Lyle, WA.
An eastbound loaded coal train out of Wyoming begins its assault on Crawford Hill in far northwestern Nebraska. Note the white sand already visible on the trucks of the lead locomotives - this tra... (more)
UP's Pocatello to Eastport manifest departs Nampa, ahead of an incoming storm, the third to hit the area in the past three days. A pair of CP GEs bracket a CN unit, showing that the two Canadian r... (more)
Shortly after a maintenance window in the area lifted, a westbound loaded ethanol train drifts downgrade through Echo, past its iconic rock outcrop. As this train approached the crossing - which i... (more)
Running approximately half an hour late, UP 4014 and 844's legendary doubleheader excursion - the first EVER pulled by a Big Boy - rolls away from Devils Slide and into Henefer, Utah.
A westbound intermodal rounds the curve into Kuna, the lead unit sporting mismatched numberboards.
An ET44AC leads a somewhat rare (for 2019) shield logo AC44 and a newer SD70ACe, elephant style, into La Grande. The brick platform of the station is well maintained.
An eastbound manifest rolls through North Powder on the last Saturday of January 2019, with one of two ex-SP GP40P-2s left on the UP roster trailing 5th dead in tow.
The Gooding Local heads eastbound out of Nampa.
An eastbound intermodal crests the grade at Telocaset, OR.
A westbound manifest rolls into Nampa with a faded AC4400CW in 25 year old paint on point.
An eastbound manifest rolls through Caldwell with an upgraded SD60 in tow.
In full dynamic braking mode, UP 8174 leads the eastbound MCONP-25 down the grade east of Encina, OR. 8174's nose still bears the shadow of the "Big Red Express" sticker.
A westbound manifest digs its heels into the grade leading up towards Encina, OR on a cool fall day, as it climbs out of the Burnt River Canyon.
A rare Sunday edition of the Gooding Local heads eastbound past Cole Rd crossing.