A northbound intermodal train makes its way up the Palmdale Cutoff at Canyon on the UP Mojave Subdivision.
UP Alco FA-FB units, powered by a 1500hp V-12 engine. Their performance must have impressed the UP's management because 80 of them were ordered subsequently.
After avoiding the UP corridor along the Willamette for some time, i happened to check it out this morning and caught a train and contributor Jeremiah Lietke.
A trio of SD70Ms guide an intermodal train through the curves above tunnel 2.
As the sun begins to dip behind the mountains of Tehachapi, Union Pacific's West Colton to Roseville manifest train slowly grinds up the southern slope of the pass through Cameron. From here, the ... (more)
Two trains wait for a clear signal on two separate mainlines. The 6692 is on an Ex-Mopac line, while the 4476 is on an Ex-Southern Pacific line. Unfortunately, both trains would be waiting for a w... (more)
Running light past the Santa Susana depot, UP 1398 heads for CP Davis before backing into its train for the trip back to Gemco.
The freshly repainted Katy heritage unit sits in Katy TX waiting for the weekends Katy Historical Society convention.
Leaning into the sweeping curve at Camarillo, UP 8093 leads a string of southbound baretables into town as it passes a tall palm tree - almost a welcoming symbol to Southern California.
Climbing Tehachapi Pass and exiting Tunnel 1 above Caliente, California, is a southbound Union Pacific manifest freight led by new GE ET44AC No. 2576 on February 27, 2016.
The 80 potash loads that make up the OTNLB 31 drift downgrade through Garlock on UP's Lone Pine Subdivision.
UP 2746 leads 15556 tons of Corn for Arizona grain up out of Benson, AZ