Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

We are pretty close to the highest point on any active mainline (non-excursion) in the United States! The Moffat Tunnel Sub peaks out (pardon the pun) at 9,242 feet above sea level inside the tunnel. Here, the MNYGJ is on the mainline approaching the east portal of the tunnel.
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Location Information
City or County and State
East Portal, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
East Portal (5,750ft)




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
C44AC-CTE
Unit Number
UP 5687

Symbol
MNYGJ-25
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 40D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
28 mm
Shutter
1/500 seconds
Aperture
f/7.1


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