As I look at another covering of white here in the Twin Cities, I can’t help but think back to a train spotting experience in Nebraska several years ago.
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.
While preparing for a new site design I had to come up with a new header image for my website. I went through my photos and found some awesome wide shots.
From Grant, my Nebraska correspondent: The latest article I read said that they will be double tracking the line from Fremont to Missouri valley. The track work, except for the bridges will all be done by 2014. The Elkhorn and Missouri river bridges will take longer. I don’t know when they will actually start on […]
When out train spotting with Grant I snapped a pic of an ex-CNW nose, and a nice Twin Cities and Western heading across the Mississippi.
I was going through my photos from my Fremont trip when I came across this great shot of a coal train I took from the Broad Street viaduct. I got the perfect frame, angle, light and focus on this one. I didn’t have to run it through any crops or edits. Leading the eastbound coal […]
From Grant, my Nebraska correspondent, back on May 30th of this year (yes, I’m a little behind): GRANT: One my way home from work Wednesday, I got to see another red/silver Santa Fe engine North of Fremont as well as a dark green, red and cream BNSF. I also got to see the Union Pacific […]