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  1. Two UP Gensets

    Two UP Gensets

    First time I've had a chance to really get out since cancer surgery in July and caught these two UP Gensets leading a short local in Grand Prairie, Tx. Sorry for the bent street sign but this was the best I could do to get the two Gensets...
  2. In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle...

    In the Jungle, the Mighty Jungle...

    ...the Gensets run tonight. I went on a safari for UP's Fullerton Local and caught the train as it headed back from switching. The train runs for a couple of miles through the Fullerton Hills, and over the years, the vegetation has grown quite dense, giving the line the look and feel as...
  3. Genset on Stilts

    Genset on Stilts

    UP's Fullerton Local traverses a spindly trestle over a flood control channel as it nears the end of the line.
  4. Tied down for the night

    Tied down for the night

    UPY 2721 sits quietly at the Myers team track along the east bank of the Los Angeles River.
  5. Saginaw Genset

    Saginaw Genset

    The massive Saginaw grain elevators rise behind BNSF 1236 3GS21B as it idles at the north end of BNSF's Saginaw yard between moves.
  6. Genset Cooling Louvers

    Genset Cooling Louvers

    Close up of the forward two of the four the upper cooling louvers on a UPY Genset (RP20GE), UP Davidson Yard.
  7. Pair o' Gensets

    Pair o' Gensets

    RP20GE's UPY 2626 and UPY 2640 along with MP15 UPY 1325 are putting together a train in the Davidson Yard in Fort Worth, TX on 16 Mar 2008.
  8. Just Starting Out

    Just Starting Out

    The Marlboro Local has just started its journey, entering the street running of Santa Ana Street. For the next 1.5 miles the train will pick its way down city streets before arriving at its first customer, Weyerhaeuser Lumber in south Anaheim.
  9. CP College at Sundown

    CP College at Sundown

    The Marlboro Local clatters across the diamond with Metrolink's San Diego Sub at CP College at sundown.
  10. UPY 2655

    UPY 2655

    UPY 2655 heads up a trio of Genset units switching at Ney Yard in Fort Worth, TX on 12/18/07.
  11. Santa Ana Street

    Santa Ana Street

    Located in Anaheim, California, Santa Ana St. is a fairly typical Orange County neighborhood. You've got your townhomes, your drivers, your bikers, but...trains? UP's Santa Ana Branch runs right down the middle of the street for over a mile, and every afternoon, the Marlboro Local picks its way...
  12. Genset & Wig-wag

    Genset & Wig-wag

    New meets old as a UP genset switcher passes the old wig-wag at the corner of Lemon St. and Santa Ana St. on the Santa Ana Branch in Anaheim.
  13. UP Genset

    UP Genset

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