The E's are doing all of the work today, and making quite a show of it, on the return to Cheyenne.
This was a special shot for me, in that I managed to shoot a similar angle of the 844 meeting a detouring Amtrak #6 here on the same run in 2007.
The UP 3985 Challenger with the Circus Train on there way to Denver.
Union Pacific SD70ACe no. 8795 leads Union Pacific ES44AH no. 8151 on this Passenger Special from Denver, CO to Council Bluffs, IA (PDVCB2 06). The train is approaching a dirt road crossing just n... (more)
Just before sunset, the Cheyenne Frontier Days special races through the city of Brighton, CO on July 19, 2014. The train is returning to Denver from Cheyenne, WY.
Two E9's and a DDA40X lead thr annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Special around the curve south of Speer, WY at Terry Ranch Road.
Pacing along UP no. 951 on US-HWY 85 near Gilcrest, CO on the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Special.
The annual Cheyenne Frontier Days special races through the town of Fort Lupton, CO along the former Denver Pacific route between Denver and Cheyenne. Normally this train is powered by UP no. 844 ... (more)
On April 15, 2014, UP 949 made a rare appearance on Union Pacific's Greeley Subdivision. They are seen stopped on the main as they meet a northbound manifest at Brighton, Colorado. UP 949 will tra... (more)
Normally stored at the UP Steam Shop and Roundhouse in Cheyenne, Wyoming, UP 949, one of three E9's left on the UP roster lead a test train down the Greeley Sub in Brighton, Colorado. They will ho... (more)
After meeting the Denver, Colorado to Green River, Wyoming manifest at Brighton, the "Test" train led by UP E9A no. 949 races along US-HWY 85 near Henderson, Colorado. What I assume is t... (more)
The South Local from La Salle is seen shoving their set out onto the siding at Gilcrest. After returning to their train, they will continue south and head to Brighton to do more work.
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.
Two P42DCs lead Amtrak #6 "The California Zephyr" through Platteville, CO. The train in the siding is a loaded Colorado Springs Utilities Coal Load that had to wait for a UP/FRA Track Inspector to... (more)
Two AC4400CW-CTEs lead a loaded coal train bound for the Colorado Springs Utilities Power Plant near Nixon, CO. The train is leaving the siding at Platteville after letting Amtrak #6 by.