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Seen from the upper deck of the General Jackson Showboat on the Cumberland River in Nasville, TN. This is the CSX trestle that crosses the river at Shelby Park on the North shore of the river. This is on the East end of town.
UP and CNW SD40-2's power the Milpitas - North Platte (EB) vehicle train. This train exceeded 7000 feet and had a "working" caboose. There were several carloads of railfans chasing this train and they would race east to see it "loop" over itself at Williams Loop.
UP 2445 leads a WB grain near Virgilia. On Valentine's Day 1986, the Feather River experienced record-level flooding. It took weeks and months to restore sections of rr and highway. What this photo doesn't illustrate is a two mile zone of one lane highway and an 6AM-4PM MoW work window for UP.
UP 6033 has a WB tucked in the clear while holding for 2 EB. Notice that it has cut off and is using the house track to "fit" in the siding. The train was too long for the siding. The train was previously held at Sloat, but the 'spatcher ordered them to move to the next sid and split...
UP SD70ACE #8363 East leads an hot intermodal train eastbound from Brooklyn Yard to Chicago, IL. It is rather rare that I got to pace a train eastbound out of Portland leaving Brooklyn Yard. Union Pacific has made Brooklyn Yard strictly an intermodal facility while Albina is going to handle...
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