On a recent road trip to Nebraska I spotted three Union Pacific Maintenance of Way cranes. One ready to upright overturned hoppers, one doing bridge work, and one in between jobs.
In August 2011, my boyhood home was sold and I wanted to record my memories and Fremont history during a “last visit.” I planned to live tweet as I went around, but unfortunately my phone’s data plan not work. Instead I saved the tweets and sent them out once I hit an area that provided […]
Union Pacific is double tracking its line between Blair and Fremont, Nebraska. Here is a look at a concrete bridge before ballast and track are laid on top.
The following is a sequence of photos taken June 4, 2009, in Fremont, Nebraska of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train. There were two engines in front and one trailing. I was able to gather engine information just by doing a Google search for keywords “Union Pacific 5967” and “Union Pacific 6684.” As always, RailPictures.net […]
At the start of April, while in Fremont, I lay there awake next to my wife in a double bed at my parent’s house. Our son was asleep in the next room after a long day of playing with Grams. Sleep had come to him quickly after another reading of one of the Little Golden […]
I recently had the pleasure of spending an afternoon train watching in Fremont, Nebraska, with a friend. Here is a switching job we saw along Main Street.
In my last post I mentioned blogging this time about a new program that helps organize photos three dimensionally. Well, June and July are my busiest months at work, which spills into my personal time, so needless to say I haven’t done all the research I would like before posting on such a topic. However, since it […]
I grew up in Fremont, Nebraska, which had a lot of railroad activity. The Union Pacific had two sets of track coming into town. One single track coming from Blair and Kennard which used to be operated by the Chicago and North Western, and a double track serving as the UP’s transcontinental route. We had […]