Snow Covered Great Divide
Heavy snow covers the eastern slope along the Indian Peaks and Rollins Pass. Daily oil sure helped make a pleasant shot in knee deep new snow.
With a Proviso yard crew shuttling this train east, UPs MCLPR crawls into Wheaton with a rebuilt SD40, along with various Aces & GEs, in the lead.
With time for the crew running thin, UPs Clinton, IA to Proviso, IL manifest rumbles towards Metra territory, where they'd park up for a relief. Todays train was the talk of the town with a former... (more)
On an unseasonably warm winter morning, the stars would align for UPs Clinton, IA to Proviso, IL road train to feature a former C&NW workhorse SD40 taking the charge. Seen here ducking under its r... (more)
UP 2675 powers a short westbound.
Here's a roster view of one of Union Pacific's freshly rebuilt DC to AC locomotives.
UP 8006 (ES44AC) leads a power-heavy freight south on the Greeley Sub through Brighton, Colorado. Warm weather has melted the recent snow, providing a reflecting mud puddle alongside the track.
I decided to try a new shot. Almost didn't happen, had to really open up the camera with the last light of the day.
UP 8834 (SD70AH) runs through Coal Creek Canyon as two mid-helper engines in the background run down the hill in the from Tunnel #1.
UP 8834 (SD70AH) leads an oil can train through the turn at Crescent, Colorado on a sunny and windy day.
A western visitor leads a tank train down The Big Sandy, through the small community of Wagner on the outskirts of Pikeville.
With a freshly rebuilt DC to AC GE leader, the Fort Worth Manifest pulls hard (but slow) through Cabazon as it fights the grade.
The IOANP is just getting up to speed after just departing the Salt Lake Intermodal yard.
UP 6996, 6162, & 5334 west with a short stack train.
Believed to be in the San Antonio area. Looks like may be the old MKT but nothing on the slide.