John L Mathis

Railroad Photography

Union Pacific Images

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UP 7752 moves east through San Timoteo Canyon on November 18, 2011. UP 9545 is leaving Marshalltown, IA on December 31, 2004. UP 9200 climbing toward Peru, WY in November 1989. UP 5347 eases through the Kansas City bottoms on June 9, 2011. UP 8557 passes UP 2001 - KC Union St. on June 9, 2011.

 

UP 2001 "Salt Lake Winter Olympic Torch" unit at Union and Hickory streets in Kansas City, MO on June 9, 2011. UP 5459 at Devore Springs, CA on April 28, 2007. UP C44-9W 9782 west of Bonner Springs, KS on April 17, 2006. UP 3137 heading downhill near Motanic, OR in August 1993. UP 6099 at Nordeen, OR in August 1993.

 

UP 9019 near Topaz, ID in August 1993. UP 7103 west if Marshalltown, IA on June    

 

UP 9329 near Buffalo Bend, NE in late April 1989 UP 9302 chases the sunset west near Big Springs, NE in late April 1989. UP 8200 and 6430 move through Fremont, NE on April 10, 2006. UPY 733 hustles east of Ames, IA on May 27, 2011. UP 1216 trundles across the spine line in Des Moines, IA on November 9, 2011.

 

UP 3194 brings an empty ballast train to Granite, WY UP 3485 handles it's fast train alone at Granger, WY in October 1988. UP 3442 arrives at Summit in April 1988.

 

UP 5096 has left the new Kate Shelley Bridge on June 11, 2010. UP 8203 leads an eastbound manifest east of Ogden, IA on June 11, 2010. UP 7205 approaches Summit, CA on 4-25-2009. UP 5828 snakes through the Mormon Rocks on the former SP main line through Cajon Pass on July 29, 2005. UP 8270 and 8181 near Valley, NE on July 12, 2006.

 

UP SD70M 4237 starts downhill at Summit, CA, passing BNSF stack on Octobe 28, 2008. UP 4237 descends Cajon Pass at MP58 on 10-28-2008. UP 5491 heading down Cajon Pass - 10-28-2008. UP 7814 approaches the Metrolink station in Riverside, CA on April 28, 2009. UP 9123 heads out of Milford, UT in April 1989.

 

UP 8654 eastbound on the BNSF at Williamsfield, IL on July 29, 2008. UP 5762 at Cambridge, IA on September 17, 2008. UP 4028 passes through Cambridge, IA on September 17, 2008. UP 5530 at Cambridge, IA on September 17, 2008. UP 3867 heads toward Armourdale Yard KS on September 14, 2008.

 

UP 4445 leads an ethanol train into Kansas City, KS on September 14, 2008. UP 3339 is the sole power for this auto rack train at Bonner Springs, KS on April 17, 2006. UP 9520 at Olathe, KS on May 26, 2008. UP 5255 threads its way through the Kansas City Bottoms area on July 27, 2008. Eight days before the 2008 Olympics begin, the UP 2002 & 2001 "Olympic Torch" units pass through Rochelle, IL on 7-31-2008.

 

Union Pacific 3024 at Marshalltown Station 5/29/2001. Union Pacific 3026 (ex CNW 6844) approaches Marshalltown, IA yard on February 10, 2001. UP 7526 near East Marshalltown, IA on March 11, 2001. UP SD60M 6090 leads its westbound intermodal near Palisade, NV on May 15, 1991. UP 9210 at MP 602 near Rock River, WY in a November 1988 snow squall.

 

UP GenSet UPY 2717 rests at Grand Terrace, CA on November 21, 2007.

UP 9772 (ex CNW 8668) climbs out of the LA Basin at Highgrove, CA on August 31, 2007.

Union Pacific 1398 switches at Grand Terrace, CA on August 31, 2007.

UP CP 459 near Bushnell, NE awaits a 3 train meet in November 1988.

Union Pacific C40-8 9238 is the first train in a 3 train meet between Pine Bluffs, WY and Bushnell, NE in November 1988.

 

UP SD70M 4456 near Sullivan's Curve on April 28, 2007. Union Pacific 5834 eases its potash train down the Palmdale cutoff in Cajon Pass on April 28, 2007. UP SD9043MAC 8043 heads toward Ogden, IA with a grain train on June 9, 2007. UP SD70M 4372 passes through Potter, NE on June 4, 2007. UP SD60M 6150 heads south (RR east) with its loaded coal train at Eastwood, NE in October 1994.

 

UP 5042 between the Alray tunnels on July 28, 2005. UP GP40X's 94 and 91 power a deadhead passenger special east of Medicine Bow in November 1988. UP 9024 backs to pick up its train at La Grande, Oregon in August 1993. UP 9246 near Lime, OR in August 1993. UP 5284 on Cajon Pass, April 28, 2006.

 

Union Pacific 9472 at Quartz, OR in August 1993. Union Pacific 6229 at the lead of Hamtrak in May 1993 at Boyd, NV. UP 3490 west of Caliente, Nevada in May 1993. UP 3452 at Kamela, OR in August 1988. UP 7500 - East Marshalltown IA on Jan 21, 2001

 

UP 5970 at Bonner Springs, KS - April 17, 2006. UP 9764 west of Bonner Springs KS along with CNW 8575 on April 17, 2006. UP C44AC 6845 - Linwood, KS -4-17-2006 UP 3909 in Boone, Iowa - 4-15-2006. UP 3909 heads north on the Spine Line at Nevada, IA on April 15, 2006.

 

Union Pacific SD70M 3957 "flare" heads west through Boone, Iowa on April 15, 2006. UP 2964 - closeup on the Kate Shelly High Bridge on April 15, 2006. UP 2964 with its local on a full view of the Kate Shelly High Bridge on April 15, 2006. UP 5598 leads an empty coal train past the East Ames, Iowa crossovers on April 15, 2006. UP 4201 approaches East Marshalltown, IA on May 18, 2002.

 

Union Pacific C40-8's 9187 and 9305 leave Bailey yard in July 1992. Union Pacific SD90MAC 8516 - Manly, Iowa - 6-4-2005. UP 5511 climbs Cajon Pass near the Alray tunnels on July 27, 2005. UP 8378 - SD70ACe leads on the BNSF transcon at Thoreau, NM on May 2, 2006. Union Pacific ES44AC 5522 climbs Cajon Pass on April 28, 2006.

 

UP 5192 exits Alray Tunnel No. 1 in Cajon Pass on July 28, 2005. UP AC44CTTE descends Palmdale Cutoff toward Canyon on July 29, 2005. UP SD40-2 3702 heads an eastbound manifest near Bosler, WY in August 1993. UP 9048 ambles through Manly, IA with an oversized load on June 4, 2005. Union Pacific C40-8 9205 heads west out of Green River on a cold late November day in 1989.

 

Union Pacific - Sherman Hill July 20, 2005

UP 5404 passes through Dale Jct. WY on July 20, 2005. UP 8273 approaches Hermosa tunnel as it climbs Sherman Hill on July 20, 2005. UP SD70m 3852 heads east toward Dale, WY on July 20, 2005. UP 5417 approaches Dale Jct. from the Harriman Line on July 20, 2005. UP 3826 passes a westbound stacker while heading for Dale on July 20, 2005.

 

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Union Pacific C30-7 2459 leads an export coal train through Afton Canyon, CA on May 3, 1989. UP 5666 moves through the Buffalo Bend NE area on June 1, 2005. Union Pacific SD60 6037 descends Echo Canyon UT heading west in May 1993. UP 9017 C36-7 near Buffalo Bend, Nebraska in late April 1989. UP SD60M climbs out of Hilgard, Oregon in August 1993.

 

UP 3540 leads eastbound auto rack near Brownson, Nebraska - June 1,2005. UP SD70M east near Buffalo Bend, Nebraska on June 1, 2005. UP SD70M 4078 brings its eastbound double stacker out of the Buffalo Bend, Nebraska area on June 1, 2005. UP 5011 in Potter, Nebraska on June 1, 2005. UP 5666 passes old grain elevator in NE panhandle on June 1, 2005.

 

Union Pacific SD70M 4184 leads a stack train east up Sherman Hill at Hermosa on a gloomy Memorial Day, May 30 2005. UP SD70M 3784 along with SD40-2 3178 and SD70M 5176 leave Hermosa tunnel heading west toward Laramie WY on May 31 2005 UP 5012 west descends Sherman Hill near Dale Jct. on May 31, 2005. UP 5102, NS 3447 and UP 9564 approaching Dale Jct, May 31 2005. UP 4962 approaches Dale Jct., WY to pass waiting auto rack train.

 

UP 3210 nearing Opal Wyoming, August 1993 UP 5851 shows the flag near Marshalltown, Iowa - May 2002 UP 9205 at Topaz Idaho, August 1993 UP 8188 west near West Encina, Oregon UP 8188's pusher set at West Encina, Oregon July 25, 2001

 

U30C UP 2924 leads 2 SD40-2's east through North Platte, NE in April 1980. UP 8330 descending Cajon Pass on May 1, 2005. UP 3194 and MKT 615 lead the granite local - Nov 1988 Almost new UP 9147 meets another Z train Nov 1988. UP 5354 leads Z train on BNSF at Crookton, AZ - April 27, 2005

 

A classic set of SD40-2's lead a manifest west up Echo canyon Utah in April 1993. UP 2410 east exits Hermosa Tunnel WY in May 1984 UP SD40-2 3781 leads an eastbound downgrade at Motanic, OR - May 1989. Union Pacific C30-7 9010 gets its stack train moving after a meet at Haines, OR August 1988. UP 3642 heads a classic SD40-2 set out of the horseshoe curve at Oxman, Oregon in August 1988

 

UP SD60M 6095 at Palisade, Nevada in May 1990. Union Pacific 6048 between East Marshalltown and Quarry, Iowa on 12-17-2005. UP 6229 brings its train north (RR East) near Boyd, NV in May 1991. UP 9442 leads an APL stack train through Nevada's Meadow Valley wash at Etna  in May 1991. UP 3818 helps out the APL stack train in Nevada's Meadow Valley Wash in May 1991

 

UP 4565 on the Palmdale cutoff at Alray on 7-28-2005. UP 6806 passing through Quary, IA just ahead of a thunderstorm on June 11, 2002. UP 4415 crosses the Pantano Wash Bridge on March 10. 2004. UP 4962 at Sandcut on July 5, 2004. UP SD70M's 4434 and 5211 exit Hermosa Tunnels on July 20, 2005.

 

UP 3210 at Fossil, WY - August 1993 UP 6124 leads an interesting consist near Buffalo Bend, NE in Novembe 1989. UP 2446 east of Chappell, NE heading for North Platte in late November 1989. UP 3785 leads a typical late 1980's manifest east of Sidney, NE in late November 1989. UP 9200 with a train of soda ash cars at Peru, WY in November 1989.

 

UP SD70M 4257 passes East Marshalltown, IA on a cold February 10, 2001. UP SD60M 6138 snakes its way out of Huntington, OR toward the Idaho border in August 1993. Union Pacific SD70M 4825 near Mescal, AZ on March 10, 2004. Union Pacific SD60M 2252 at Mescal, AZ on March 10, 2004. UP sd40-2 2981 leaving Marshalltown, IA on May 14, 2002.

 

UP 6870 and SP 110 at LaMoille, IA on May 14, 2002. UP 6936 near Lime, Oregon with an Engineering special in August 1993. UP SD40-2 3600 with a stack train near Montpelier, ID in August 1993. Union Pacific SD40-2 3502 heads toward Rawlins, WY near Hadsell with an intermodal in July 1987. Union Pacific SD40-2 3452 heading west out of North Platte in August 1986.

 

Union Pacific ES44AC 7647 westbound at Rochelle, IL on July 20, 2007. Union Pacific SD70ACe 8532 - is the second unit heading west at Rochelle, IL on July 20, 2007 UP3458 leads eight other units through the curve at MP 602 in Wyoming in November 1987. Union Pacific SD40-2 3147 leaves North Platte in October 1994. UP SD60M 6331 in the Meadow Valley Wash, NV in April 1993

 

UP 3294 at Daggett, CA in May 1993. UP 6134 at Point of Rocks, WY in July 1992. Union Pacific SD60M meets an empty coal train near Lake McConaughy, NE in October 1994. UP 4003 at Cambridge, IA on May 29, 2008. UP 8059 west of Sidney NE in March 1980.

 

UP 6318 passes still soggy fields near Wheatland, IA in July 1993. UP 6321 heads west out of Missouri Valley in July 1993. UP 6321 has just crossed the Boyer river near Dunlop, IA in July 1993. UP 6340 crosses the Missouri River at Blair, NE in July 1993. UP 6484 NEAR Bill, WY on July 1, 2005.

 

UP 6515 crosses Antelope Creek, WY on July 1, 2005. UP 6515 climbs out of Antelope Creek on July 1, 2005. UP 6218 pushes up the grade out of Antelope Creek, WY on July 1, 2005. UP 7223 descending Spanish Fork Canyon on July 31, 2006. UP 8197 at Quarry IA on Feb. 6, 2001.

 

UP SD40 3068 at North Platte, NE in March 1980 UP 6914 near Potter, NE in March, 1980. Union Pacific C30-7 2475 is about 3 months old at North Platte Bailey yard in March 1980. UP 3361 and Frisco 863 get ready to leave North Platte, NE in March 1980. Union Pacific DC4 detector car in North Platte, NE in March 1980.

 

Union Pacific 9393 heads out of a thunderstorm at Ridge, WY in May 1991. UP 2504 is the trailing unit on this westbound stacker in Echo Canyon, UT in May 1991. UP 9399 with GE Logo near Hadsell, WY in May 1991. GECX 4000 at the Black Thunder mine in Wyoming in July 2000. UP 3478 at MP 602 - November 1988.

 

Union Pacific 951 at the Los Angeles Union Pacific Depot on May 7, 1989. UP 5957 eases into the Boone, IA yard on July 28, 2009. UP 8169 eases its coal train toward the Fort Scott line in KC on July 26, 2008. Union Pacific's Kate Shelly High Bridge replacement bridge as of July 28, 2009. UP 6688 east of the Kate Shelley High Bridge on July 28, 2009.

 

UP 3020 east of Ogden, IA on April 15, 2006. UP C44ACCTE 5598 at Nevada IA on April 15, 2006. UP 5321 climbs Cajon Pass, CA on February 26, 2010. UP 3228 shoves a grain train near Oxman, OR in August 1993. UP 2009 Eastern Nebraska in September 1992.

 

UP 9423 eastbound near Tipton, WY in July 1992. UP 8306 leaves Limon, CO with a westbound manifest on February 7, 1999. UP 9279 heads toward the Blue Mountain grade east of Pendelton, OR in August 1993. UP 6638 and 6369 at Converse Jct. WY on June 5, 2010. UP 9228 east of Borie, WY in November 1988.