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  1. Honey, this doesn't look like Salinas

    Honey, this doesn't look like Salinas

    The southbound Coast Starlight is over ten hours late after a detour over the Oregon Trunk at Gibson, California. A tunnel fire in Oregon's Cascades necessitated the reroute. The UP locomotive on the point was added at Portland due to the cab signal system in the Columbia River Gorge. Next...
  2. UP 1943

    UP 1943

    Leading an officers' special in Portland, OR.
  3. east_bay_alex

    UP ZG2OA at Dutch Flat, CA with Centerbeam Flats?

    Precision Based Railroading at it's best? Definitely unique to see a premium intermodal with a long string of empty centerbeam flatcars at the end.
  4. Westbound Intermodal

    Westbound Intermodal

    Photographed from Ruthton Point Park in Hood River.
  5. Eastbound Manifest

    Eastbound Manifest

    On the other side of the Columbia River a westbound BNSF autorack makes it a race.
  6. Westbound Manifest

    Westbound Manifest

    Descending Pyle Canyon near Crooks, OR.
  7. UP 902006

    UP 902006

    Steam powered big hook at the station/museum in Nampa, ID.
  8. Northbound Manifest

    Northbound Manifest

    At Perkins Road north of Salem, OR.
  9. Southbound Detour

    Southbound Detour

    Southbound UP manifest detouring on the Oregon Trunk at Twin Bridges in the Deschutes River Canyon north of Maupin, OR.
  10. Southbound Detour

    Southbound Detour

    Southbound UP manifest detouring on the Oregon Trunk at Twin Bridges in the Deschutes River Canyon north of Maupin, OR.
  11. Southbound

    Southbound

    UP manifest at Vader, WA.
  12. Southbound Manifest

    Southbound Manifest

    UP manifest at Vader, WA.
  13. Eastbound Manifest

    Eastbound Manifest

    At MP99 near the mouth of the Deschutes River.
  14. east_bay_alex

    UNION PACIFIC Bay Area (CA) Freights in 2017 & 2018

    Please comment, leave feedback, improvements, etc. I appreciate your input!
  15. Roseville to Warm Springs Manifest (MRVWS)

    Roseville to Warm Springs Manifest (MRVWS)

    Looking more like the photo was taken in Oregon or Washington states, the daily MRVWS on the UP Martinez Sub accelerates in Run-8 through Rodeo (pronounced ROW-DAY-OH), California on a gloomy overcast day. This photo was taken from an overpass which conveniently had a hole in the chainlink fence.
  16. Westbound Illuminating the Benicia Bridge

    Westbound Illuminating the Benicia Bridge

    Highlighted by a westbound UP Z-Train making it's way to Oakland. This train must've been close to 2 miles long as it took nearly 5 minutes to pass! This is the daily ZNPOA. Camera Settings: 70mm (crop sensor) f/4.5 ISO 100 30 sec exposure Remote shutter release
  17. east_bay_alex

    Meals for Train Crews

    How do train crews get time to eat when on duty? Are they allowed to go to the nearest fast food joint by the tracks if time allows? I recently heard a UP freight in a siding waiting for MoW to clear up and they asked if they had time to get food. Thanks for your input! Alex Wilson Castro...
  18. east_bay_alex

    Rodeo, CA - Bayside Amtrak and UP Action

    DIwdh2fdmaU Here is the result of some afternoon railfanning along San Pablo Bay in Rodeo, CA. This is Lone Tree Point, an East Bay Regional Park. It's a safe and interesting place to view trains. As always, feedback and comments are welcome. Enjoy!
  19. east_bay_alex

    Quickie at Bahia with a UP Autorack

    f17le6He7eU Thanks for watching! As always please feel free to leave feedback on areas for improvement or where I am doing well.;)
  20. east_bay_alex

    Amtrak, BNSF, UP, Meets, GEVO Idle Sounds and more!

    aQjSYE83bBU&t This is my longest and hopefully best video so far! I've taken the time to really narrow in my editing skills and keep things interesting thanks to feedback from all of you! Please don't hesitate to leave feedback positive or negative. I'm taking all comments into consideration...





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