One of Union Pacific's senior members retired in the fall of 2008. To honor him, UP ran a passenger special from Denver, CO to Kremmling, CO on the Moffat Tunnel Sub. The train had UP 1989 and UP ... (more)
Union Pacific's Rio Grande Heritage Unit has been "Strategically placed" by UP (DRGW) folks in Colorado Springs. It just so happened to be in a direct view with the former DRGW station as well as ... (more)
An Operation Lifesaver Special heads east along the Colorado River east of Cameo, Colorado, on June 15, 2009. Powering the train is Rio Grande heritage EMD SD70ACe No. UP 1989 and E9B No. 963B. On... (more)
The Rio Grande heritage and its Chicago bound Z train are on the move after waiting for a westbound stack to pass by.
The Z train arrives at Newcastle, CA., emerging from a tunnel westbound with UP 1989 in the lead.
In a brief moment of sunlight, UP 1989 is illuminated under threatning skies westbound on a Z train at Rocklin, CA.
The Rio Grande heritage engine stops for a brief crew change in Ogden as it leads this priority 'Z' train to Lathrop, Ca.
Lead motor of tonight's train to Pueblo sits in the pit.
Ski Train Grande Gold For two weekends in 2007, when one of the Ski Train's F40PH locomotives was down with mechanical issues, Union Pacific thoughtfully provided Rio Grande Heritage No... (more)
UP 1989 [Mayan Apocalypse Study 2012] - UP 1989 leads a mixed freight train down the Cajon Pass on main #2 of BNSF trackage in route to the yard at West Colton.
UP 1989, Denver & Rio Grande Heritage Unit, leads a North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest down the famous Cajon Pass with the sounds of EMD dynamic breaks get louder as the train passes Sil... (more)
UP 1989 leads its train down BNSF track 2 as it rounds Sullivan's Curve.
UP 1989 at Sullivan's Curve [Mayan Apocalypse Study 2012] - UP 1989 leads a mixed freight train down the Cajon Pass on main #2 of BNSF trackage in route to the yard at West Colton.