Union Pacific 844 heads south bring rodeo fans from the frontier days back to Denver, CO
The sun has gone down for the day as Union Pacific ET44AH No. 2627 leads the Rolla, Colorado to Canadian Pacific empty vehicle train north along US-85 as the train comes into La Salle, Colorado on... (more)
Dodging raindrops along the UP Greeley Sub., 844 has the Frontier Day Special, UP Train PDVDV1 23 rolling south for Denver past a field being mowed by a skid steer.
Locomotives: UP 844, UP 1... (more)
Running through a slow order, UP Train PDVDV1 23 lopes past the yard at La Salle with the Denver Post Special bound for the Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Locomotives: UP 844, UP 1989
On the morning of January 11, 2017, Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5328 is in charge of the Denver, Colorado to Cheyenne, Wyoming manifest as it notches up after getting a signal at the south end of La ... (more)
An Operation Lifesaver/Union Pacific sign reminds motorists to always expect a train at a grade crossing as LDI02 "Local 2" led by ES44AC No. 7933 shoves their train into the siding at L... (more)
With Ed Dickens at the throttle, 844 accelerates out of La Salle for the service stop just a few miles up the track at Greeley on the northbound run of the Frontier Days' special.
The first of a series of showers and thunderstorms develop over the Front Range as they move north along the I-25 corridor. Seen here Union Pacific GP40-2 No. 1342 leads another GP40-2 on LDI07 25... (more)
Union Pacific's "Rio Grande" heritage unit No. 1989 and a standard UP ACe shove their 105 car train into the old yard on the Julesburg branch at La Salle, Colorado on January 05, 2016.
UP 1526 waits in La Salle yard for its assignment.
Union Pacific E-9 #949 makes a rare appearance out on the mainline as it tows passenger car Howard Fogg and is seen here accelerating over the South switch at La Salle.
A UP Section Gang performs a rope burn on a section of rail on a siding in the yard at La Salle, CO. One of the worker swings a sledge hammer on the rail to place it back into position.
With trip number two underway, UP #8772 leads the Operation Lifesaver Special out of La Salle as they make their round trip between Greeley and Platteville.
Thanks to a couple of heads ups, I was able to get track side to see the Operation Lifesaver Special operating on Union Pacific's Greeley Subdivision. They did two round trips between Greeley and ... (more)