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By:Andrew Wisneski
Dates:8/17/2008 - 8/21/2008
Album Info:Photos taken during trip out west August 17-August 21 2008
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Meet at Palmer Lake
Title:  Meet at Palmer Lake
Description:  Southbound UP coal train (UP system cars) waits for a northbound BNSF to clear at Palmer Lake 15:48
Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 7:44:52 AM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 5717(AC44CWCTE) UP 6286(AC44CW) BNSF 8936(SD70MAC) BNSF 9530(SD70MAC)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
Mid train DPU's at Palmer Lake
Title:  Mid train DPU's at Palmer Lake
Description:  3 units mid train on a southbound at Palmer Lake; one more on the hind end.
Photo Date:  8/17/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:03:09 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 5655(AC44CWCTE) UP 6212(AC44CW) UP 8138(SD9043MAC)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
Local working the grain elevator in western Nebraska
Title:  Local working the grain elevator in western Nebraska
Description:  Two UP SD40-2's work at a grain elevator in Potter, NE along the UP Main
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 7:54:40 AM
Location:  Potter, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 3366(SD40-2) UP 3127(SD40-2)
Views:  204   Comments: 0
UP Steam Program Roundhouse
Title:  UP Steam Program Roundhouse
Description:  Overview of equipment at Steam shop in Cheyenne, WY
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 8:02:38 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Views:  253   Comments: 0
Crew change at Cheyenne
Title:  Crew change at Cheyenne
Description:  Two UP eastbounds pause at Cheyenne for crew changes
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 7:49:50 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 6619(AC44CW) UP 6419(AC44CW) UP 5196(SD70M) UP 5007(SD70M) UP 8552(SD70ACe)
Views:  434   Comments: 0
Conveyor Train Westbound at Sidney, NE
Title:  Conveyor Train Westbound at Sidney, NE
Description:  This westbound had two GREX Conveyor trains back to back. Taken just east of Sidney, NE
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:06:25 PM
Location:  Sidney, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 9768(C44-9W) UP 4698(SD70M)
Views:  272   Comments: 0
Westbound Stacks at Chappell, NE
Title:  Westbound Stacks at Chappell, NE
Description:  Passing the Farmers Elevator Co. with CSX and APL stacks at 13:38
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:09:49 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 4275(SD70M) UP 4750(SD70M) UP 8394(SD70ACe)
Views:  260   Comments: 0
Empty Coal train departing North Platte
Title:  Empty Coal train departing North Platte
Description:  A westbound empty coal train passes the massive signal bridge at Front Street at west end of N. Platte
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 7:58:45 AM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 8057(SD9043MAC) UP 7342(AC44C6M)
Views:  270   Comments: 0
Hump power at North Platte
Title:  Hump power at North Platte
Description:  The UPY 800 is ex C&IM SD 38-2
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:12:19 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 3113(SD40-2) UPY 800(SD38-2)
Views:  301   Comments: 0
Overview of North Platte Diesel Shop
Title:  Overview of North Platte Diesel Shop
Description:  Taken from Gold Spike Tower
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:14:46 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Views:  181   Comments: 0
Power sitting at North Platte
Title:  Power sitting at North Platte
Description:  Taken from Gold Spike Tower, includes Geneva Steel 1125 (ex MP) lettered LTEX
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:16:27 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  UP 2477(SD60M) UP 2306(SD60M) UP 9312(C40-8) USSX 1125(SW1200)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
The Katy in North Platte
Title:  The Katy in North Platte
Description:  We were lucky to come upon this unit sitting in a photographable location
Photo Date:  8/18/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 4:57:30 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  146   Comments: 1
UP 6900 in the park
Title:  UP 6900 in the park
Description:  On display in Kenefick Park overlooking I-80
Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 10:22:01 PM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 6900(DDA40X)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
Big Boy in Omaha Park
Title:  Big Boy in Omaha Park
Description:  Along with UP 6900, Big Boy 4023 sits in Kenefick Park in Omaha, overlooking the I-80 Bridge
Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 9/7/2008 7:56:50 AM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 4023(4-8-8-4)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
Coal Train at Woodbine Iowa
Title:  Coal Train at Woodbine Iowa
Description:  A loaded MARX coal train passes eastbound through Woodbine, Iowa on the ex CNW Main
Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 9/7/2008 7:59:56 AM
Location:  Woodbine, IA
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 6665(AC44CW) UP 7162(AC44CW)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
A meet on the Kate Shelley Bridge
Title:  A meet on the Kate Shelley Bridge
Description:  Westbound PRNP with the 5250 meets an eastbound baretable train at 14:28
Photo Date:  8/20/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 6:53:56 PM
Location:  Boone, IA
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 5250(AC45CCTE) UP 4250(SD70M) UP 5169(SD70M)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
Golden Spike Center at North Platte
Title:  Golden Spike Center at North Platte
Description:  The newly opened Golden Spike Center offers a great view of North Platte Yard
Photo Date:  8/21/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 5:05:15 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Views:  110   Comments: 0
Along US 30 in Nebraska
Title:  Along US 30 in Nebraska
Description:  Pacing an eastbound manifest along US just east of North Platte
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 5:06:37 PM
Location:  North Platte, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 4573(SD70M)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
Passing an unusual grain elevator switcher
Title:  Passing an unusual grain elevator switcher
Description:  A westbound empty coal train pushed by an SD90 passes the ex M&NA SD 20 at Gothenburg, NE
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 5:09:29 PM
Location:  Gothenburg, NE
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 8182(SD9043MAC) MJRX 1021(SD20)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
UP Manifest at Rochelle
Title:  UP Manifest at Rochelle
Description:  One of 4 UP trains we saw in the 90 minutes we spent at Rochelle Railroad Park
Photo Date:  8/22/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 7:02:07 PM
Location:  Rochelle, IL
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 4026(SD70M) UP 4022(SD70M)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
Going by the Ethanol Plant...
Title:  Going by the Ethanol Plant...
Description:  Eastbound coal train passes an Ethanol Plant at Denison, Iowa; photo from median of US 30
Photo Date:  8/23/2008  Upload Date: 9/6/2008 5:20:42 PM
Location:  Denison, IA
Author:  Andrew Wisneski
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Locomotives:  UP 6665(AC44CW) UP 7162(AC44CW)
Views:  185   Comments: 0


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