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By:Rob Sartain
Dates:10/10/2013 - 10/11/2013
Album Info:I spent two days railfanning around Las Vegas: one day to the north, up towards Apex and Dry Lake; and a second day down towards Daggett and Barstow
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A 13,000 foot stack train, three units up front, two DPUs cut in halfway back
Title:  A 13,000 foot stack train, three units up front, two DPUs cut in halfway back
Description:  This monster of a stack train has just finished recrewing and heads west past Colorado Avenue with the K-Line stacks up front and the Umax/CSXT stacks after the DPUs, 9:35am.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 8:35:37 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7732(AC45CCTE) UP 4284(SD70M) UP 4124(SD70M)
Views:  216   Comments: 0
A 13,000 foot stack train takes the clear board westbound
Title:  A 13,000 foot stack train takes the clear board westbound
Description:  This monster of a stack train has just finished recrewing and heads west past Colorado Avenue, 9:35am.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 8:54:37 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7732(AC45CCTE) UP 4284(SD70M) UP 4124(SD70M)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
A 13,000 foot stack train, three units up front, two DPUs cut in halfway back
Title:  A 13,000 foot stack train, three units up front, two DPUs cut in halfway back
Description:  The DPUs of this monster of a stack train head west past Colorado Avenue with the K-Line stacks up front and the Umax/CSXT stacks after the DPUs, 9:35am.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 8:41:29 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4213(SD70M) UP 7762(AC45CCTE)
Views:  131   Comments: 0
The old water tower
Title:  The old water tower
Description:  This old water tower, long unused, patiently waits for some traffic, 10:30am.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 9:07:52 PM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Station
Locomotives: 
Views:  62   Comments: 0
A local glides past the water tower
Title:  A local glides past the water tower
Description:  A pair of rebuilt SD40-2s take a local east past the abandoned water tower, 10:48am.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 9:11:22 PM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1668(SD40N) UP 1642(SD40N)
Views:  116   Comments: 0
Westbound with the WP heritage unit
Title:  Westbound with the WP heritage unit
Description:  With the WP heritage unit trailing, of course, a westbound manifest eases through a 10 mph slow order, past the MoW truck in the siding, 12:22pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 9:21:52 PM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  119   Comments: 0
The WP heritage unit helps take a manifest westbound
Title:  The WP heritage unit helps take a manifest westbound
Description:  Trailing third of three, the WP heritage unit works westbound past the abandoned water tower, 12:22pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 9:42:53 PM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Station,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  158   Comments: 0
Close-up of the WP heritage unit, trailing in the consist of a westbound manifest
Title:  Close-up of the WP heritage unit, trailing in the consist of a westbound manifest
Description:  Coming past the old water tower at Dry Lake, the WP heritage unit looks great, 12:22pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 9:48:55 PM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M)
Views:  59   Comments: 0
The WP heritage unit
Title:  The WP heritage unit
Description:  A plain old broadside roster shot of the 1983 trailing in a westbound manifest at Dry Lake, 12:22pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/13/2013 9:53:01 PM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  94   Comments: 0
The WP heritage unit westbound
Title:  The WP heritage unit westbound
Description:  The WP heritage unit with a manifest westbound, 12:22pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 7:18:32 AM
Location:  Dry Lake, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 8334(SD70ACe)
Views:  108   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest
Title:  Westbound manifest
Description:  The WP heritage unit is trailing third in the consist, 12:43pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 7:27:05 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest
Title:  Westbound manifest
Description:  The WP heritage unit is trailing third in the consist, 12:43pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 7:29:36 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  102   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest
Title:  Westbound manifest
Description:  The big SD crests the grade, 12:43pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 7:33:09 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M)
Views:  101   Comments: 0
The WP heritage unit westbound in a manifest
Title:  The WP heritage unit westbound in a manifest
Description:  Generic roster shot of a beautiful heritage unit, 12:43pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 7:36:04 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M)
Views:  61   Comments: 0
Manifest westbound with the WP heritage unit trailing
Title:  Manifest westbound with the WP heritage unit trailing
Description:  Taking the signal westbound, just west of Apex, 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 7:43:07 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  123   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest
Title:  Westbound manifest
Description:  Just a roster shot a bit west of Apex, 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:23:03 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest
Title:  Westbound manifest
Description:  Just a roster shot a bit west of Apex, 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:29:30 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 4473(SD70M)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
The WP heritage unit trailing in a westbound manifest
Title:  The WP heritage unit trailing in a westbound manifest
Description:  Just a roster shot a bit west of Apex, 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:31:49 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  69   Comments: 0
The DPU brings up the rear of a westbound manifest
Title:  The DPU brings up the rear of a westbound manifest
Description:  The DPU helps take a manifest westbound, just west of Apex, 1:02pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:35:38 PM
Location:  Apex, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 5457(AC45CCTE)
Views:  90   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest with the WP heritage unit trailing
Title:  Westbound manifest with the WP heritage unit trailing
Description:  A little sun in the overcast would've been nice, but we can't have everything. 1:30pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:41:52 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Westbound manifest with the WP heritage unit trailing in the consist
Title:  Westbound manifest with the WP heritage unit trailing in the consist
Description:  1:30pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:50:04 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
The WP heritage unit trailing in a westbound manifest
Title:  The WP heritage unit trailing in a westbound manifest
Description:  1:30pm
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:53:22 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives: 
Views:  64   Comments: 0
Clear board, westbound
Title:  Clear board, westbound
Description:  A westbound manifest takes a clear signal with the WP heritage unit trailing in the consist, 1:31pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 9:01:12 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  UP 8334(SD70ACe) UP 4473(SD70M) UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  138   Comments: 0
The DPU helps shove a manifest westbound
Title:  The DPU helps shove a manifest westbound
Description:  Bringing up the rear but still earning her keep, 1:33pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 8:57:55 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 5457(AC45CCTE)
Views:  134   Comments: 0
One shiny rebuilt SD40-2
Title:  One shiny rebuilt SD40-2
Description:  Armour Yellow never looked so good as on this rebuild shut down at the Valley autorack yard, 1:41pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 9:04:31 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1660(SD40N)
Views:  154   Comments: 0
No, this is not an Athearn model ad
Title:  No, this is not an Athearn model ad
Description:  The rebuilt SD40-2 rests at the Valley autorack yard, 1:42pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 9:08:51 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1660(SD40N)
Views:  165   Comments: 0
Love the shiny Armour Yellow
Title:  Love the shiny Armour Yellow
Description:  The rebuilt SD40-2 is powered down at the Valley autorack yard, 1:43pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 9:25:06 PM
Location:  Valley, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 1660(SD40N)
Views:  266   Comments: 1
Westbound ore train
Title:  Westbound ore train
Description:  This westbound ore train has just recrewed and is ready to move west, 3:03pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 9:17:40 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  UP 6753(AC44CW) UP 7185(AC44CW)
Views:  124   Comments: 0
The DPUs shove an ore train westbound after the head end recrewed
Title:  The DPUs shove an ore train westbound after the head end recrewed
Description:  With the Stratosphere in the background, 3:08pm.
Photo Date:  10/10/2013  Upload Date: 10/14/2013 9:32:05 PM
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6853(AC44CW) UP 7137(AC44CW)
Views:  156   Comments: 0
KCS eastbound in a UP manifest
Title:  KCS eastbound in a UP manifest
Description:  I caught this KCS 'MAC entering Yermo Yard, 1:26pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/15/2013 9:02:08 PM
Location:  Yermo, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  KCS 3913(SD70MAC)
Views:  115   Comments: 0
UP westbound manifest coming off the Cima Sub onto the Transcon
Title:  UP westbound manifest coming off the Cima Sub onto the Transcon
Description:  As dirty as they are, those units work for a living, 12:43pm
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/15/2013 9:31:47 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 5577(AC44CWCTE) UP 4371(SD70M) UP 5419(AC45CCTE)
Views:  121   Comments: 0
Westbound BNSF intermodal passes a UP westbound manifest
Title:  Westbound BNSF intermodal passes a UP westbound manifest
Description:  Lookit all them pumpkins, 12:47pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/15/2013 9:43:25 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6991(ES44C4) BNSF 7464(ES44DC) BNSF 5369(C44-9W) BNSF 7074(ES44C4)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
First of two DPUs shoving a manifest westbound
Title:  First of two DPUs shoving a manifest westbound
Description:  Coming off the Cima Sub onto the BNSF Transcon, 12:48pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/15/2013 9:47:46 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7648(AC45CCTE)
Views:  89   Comments: 0
Second of two DPUs shoving a westbound manifest
Title:  Second of two DPUs shoving a westbound manifest
Description:  Coming off the Cima Sub onto the BNSF Transcon, 12:49pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/15/2013 9:50:35 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  UP 7787(AC45CCTE)
Views:  79   Comments: 0
Eastbound at Daggett with the hills in the background
Title:  Eastbound at Daggett with the hills in the background
Description:  Three Dash 9s head east, 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:26:38 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5375(C44-9W) BNSF 670(C44-9W) BNSF 5043(C44-9W)
Views:  56   Comments: 0
Eastbound
Title:  Eastbound
Description:  Three Dash 9s head east, 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:28:55 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 5375(C44-9W) BNSF 670(C44-9W) BNSF 5043(C44-9W)
Views:  60   Comments: 0
Remember when Warbonnets were shiny?
Title:  Remember when Warbonnets were shiny?
Description:  Looks like a pumpkin inverter box, eastbound 12:56pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:31:09 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 670(C44-9W) BNSF 5043(C44-9W)
Views:  76   Comments: 0
Four pumpkins westbound elephant-style, with a short intermodal
Title:  Four pumpkins westbound elephant-style, with a short intermodal
Description:  The Union Pacific Cima Sub is at the far left, 1:14pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:36:13 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7481(ES44DC) BNSF 7023(ES44C4) BNSF 4001(C44-9W) BNSF 7325(ES44DC)
Views:  187   Comments: 0
Eastbound ore drag going to up the Cima Sub
Title:  Eastbound ore drag going to up the Cima Sub
Description:  While a BNSF eastbound waits in the distance, 1:37pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:47:22 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  UP 6759(AC44CW) UP 7062(AC4460CW) UP 7031(AC4460CW)
Views:  193   Comments: 0
Eastbound intermodal zips by an eastbound waiting to run around his train
Title:  Eastbound intermodal zips by an eastbound waiting to run around his train
Description:  1:57pm
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:54:01 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7268(ES44DC)
Views:  161   Comments: 0
Eastbound intermodal zips by an eastbound waiting to run around his train
Title:  Eastbound intermodal zips by an eastbound waiting to run around his train
Description:  1:57pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:55:18 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7268(ES44DC)
Views:  117   Comments: 0
Light engines run around their train
Title:  Light engines run around their train
Description:  2:03pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 2:57:53 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 6998(ES44C4) BNSF 7072(ES44C4)
Views:  73   Comments: 0
Light engines head back west after crossing mains to run around their train
Title:  Light engines head back west after crossing mains to run around their train
Description:  2:08pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/18/2013 3:00:14 PM
Location:  Daggett, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7072(ES44C4) BNSF 6998(ES44C4)
Views:  109   Comments: 0
Autoracks eastbound
Title:  Autoracks eastbound
Description:  2:20pm. I couldn't get the Dash 8's road number.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/23/2013 9:33:56 PM
Location:  Newberry Springs, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7427(ES44DC) BNSF 4746(C44-9W)
Views:  93   Comments: 0
Three GEs take autoracks eastbound
Title:  Three GEs take autoracks eastbound
Description:  If you know the Dash 8 Warbonnet's road number, please comment. 2:21pm.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/23/2013 9:44:43 PM
Location:  Newberry Springs, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7427(ES44DC) BNSF 4746(C44-9W)
Views:  114   Comments: 0
Westbound stacks
Title:  Westbound stacks
Description:  A westbound intermodal approaches the control point at Minneola, 2:45pm. I had high hopes for this pic, given the scenery, but the lighting and composure didnt work out well.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/24/2013 4:47:03 PM
Location:  Newberry Springs, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7284(ES44DC)
Views:  63   Comments: 0
An eastbound doublestack splits the signals at Minneola Road
Title:  An eastbound doublestack splits the signals at Minneola Road
Description:  3:00pm
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/23/2013 9:49:28 PM
Location:  Newberry Springs, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7457(ES44DC)
Views:  81   Comments: 0
Eastbound double stack blows through the control point at Minneola
Title:  Eastbound double stack blows through the control point at Minneola
Description:  3:00 pm
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/23/2013 9:53:32 PM
Location:  Newberry Springs, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 7457(ES44DC)
Views:  63   Comments: 1
The Beep preserved
Title:  The Beep preserved
Description:  The only other time I saw the Beep was at Cleburne, still working, in 1977.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/23/2013 9:57:54 PM
Location:  Barstow, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 1460(SWBLW)
Views:  167   Comments: 1
One sad FP45
Title:  One sad FP45
Description:  You buy the paint and Ill show up to help.
Photo Date:  10/11/2013  Upload Date: 10/23/2013 10:00:17 PM
Location:  Barstow, CA
Author:  Rob Sartain
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  ATSF 95(FP45)
Views:  243   Comments: 1


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