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492: Pacing the Union Pacific III - Kimball, NE

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:29 pm
by Saturnalia
Ep. 492: Pacing the Union Pacific RR - W. Nebraska

Kimball, NE - 09 June 2016
Pacing the UP Overland Route Part III - W. Nebraska

The rolling hills of the Lodgepole Creek Valley in Western Nebraska has been host to the wide open territory of the Union Pacific since the 1860s, and today the railroad hardly misses a beat.

In this edition, we're chasing an eastbound Manifest along the Sidney Sub, utilizing the close-by US 30. The run begins just east of Kimball, NE, and ends just west of Potter.

Along the way, they pass two westbound trains, and pass through some of the classic high prairie scenery of the region.

Pacing: EB Manifest
Consist:
- UP 2520 [ES44AC]
- UP 5295 [ES44AC]
- UP 7658 [AC44CW]
- 124 cars [Mixed]
- UP 6354 [AC44CW]
- UP 6670 [AC44CW]
- 76 cars [Mixed]
- 191 CARS TOTAL
Location/Time:
- Pacing, from Kimball to Potter, NE, along US 30, from 12:40 to 12:58

**meets both of the following**

WB Manifest
Consist:
- UP 7531 [ES44AC]
- UP 3956 [SD70M]
- 111 cars [Mixed]
- UP 8203 [ES44AC]
Location/Time:
- Dix, NE, along US 30, on 6-9-16 at 12:49 MDT

WB Intermodal
Consist:
- UP 8148 [ES44AC]
- UP 5683 [ES44AC]
- UP 8398 [SD70ACe]
- 119 cars [Intermodal]
- UP 5400 [ES44AC]
Location/Time:
- Between Dix and Potter, NE, along US 30, on 6-9-16 at 12:54 MDT

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Re: 492: Pacing the Union Pacific III - Kimball, NE

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:00 pm
by AARR
You have a steady hand, Saturn :) .

Re: 492: Pacing the Union Pacific III - Kimball, NE

Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:08 pm
by Saturnalia
AARR wrote:You have a steady hand, Saturn :) .
The built-in stabilization feature in my Sony Cameras is really nice...otherwise it'd be pretty terrible! :lol:

Re: 492: Pacing the Union Pacific III - Kimball, NE

Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:38 am
by Jochs
JT wouldn't like that area....not very many trees to climb! :mrgreen: :lol: