UP 8018 sits at Emeryville waiting for the go-ahead to head east with a long string of loaded auto racks filled with Toyotas from Fremont's NUMMI auto plant. In just two more weeks NUMMI, the last auto plant on the west coast, will close, resulting in the loss of more than 4,000 jobs in the...
Fences have always added something to railroads- be it keeping away trespassers or preventing rocks from falling onto the rails, they have always been there. Sometimes, they are simply annoyances, but, sometimes, like in this case, they become a major else.
With a couple Providence and Worcester officials on board, PR3 extra running by Hunt Street in Central Falls on the way to the Amtrak Northeast Corridor with the autorack test train on the way to the Seaview in Davisville
This is the second engine in a two engine lashup on UP's AMECI-05, Auto Multilevel, from Nissan Plant, Smyrna, TN, to City of Industry, CA. This train makes a stop at Memphis, TN and Garrett Yards, Arlington, TX. The photo was taken at 4:37 PM CST.
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