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UP loaded grain train symbol GQNEVA at Hammett, ID

UP loaded grain train symbol GQNEVA at Hammett, ID UP loaded grain train symbol GQNEVA at Hammett

The old highway 30 bridges over the tracks at Hammett. Train GQNEVA is trying to get up as much speed as possible for the grade ahead. The grade up out of the river valley is a mere 0.4% here, but increases to 1.4% a mile west of Hammett.

UP engines 9214, 9298, 9299, and 9293 on loaded grain train symbol GQNEVA at Hammett

The train has engines 9214, 9298, 9299, and 9293 on the point pulling 100 loads at 13,050 tons and engines 3717 and 3258 shoving on the rear. Hammett is at 2,539 feet in elevation. Disk 17

UP helper engines 3717 and 3258 on loaded grain train symbol GQNEVA at Hammett