Racing along at track speed, UP 844 and 6936 lead the Cheyenne Frontier Days Special back to Denver through Peckham, CO after taking people to the Daddy of Em' All Rodeo in Cheyenne, WY.
UP 844 leads the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days train through the signals at the south end of Platteville siding. UP has been doing work on this part of the former Denver Pacific, meaning the telep... (more)
UP 844 thunders across the high desert on the way back from visiting New Mexico and Arizona.
At daybreak the crew of UP 844 brings the heat up, evidenced by the dancing flames under the fire box.
A bright Colorado sunrise reflects off the nose of UP 844. The red Mars light which sat just above the headlight has been recently removed, apparently in an effort to backdate the appearance of t... (more)
Union Pacific 844 takes charge once afain for the Cheyenne Frontier Days passenger special from Denver to Cheyenne and back. The train is about to pass the industrial area of Commerce City where i... (more)
UP 844 gets a helping hand from UP 6936 (DD40X) while pulling 23 passenger cars (including 7 dome cars). It has just left Denver early in the morning and is headed to Cheyenne, Wyoming to celebra... (more)
On this mild yet humid evening, UP #844 and UP #6936 race out of Brighton, CO at track speed as they bring back people to Denver from the Daddy of Em' All Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo in Cheyenne,... (more)
Engineer Ed Dickens is at the helm of UP #844 as the train departs the greater Denver area through the suburb of Commerce City with a lucky lady sitting behind Ed.
Southbound UP equipment move for the Frontier Days special headed through Nunn,CO. on its way to Denver.
UP 844 lays over at Council Bluffs, waiting for the next day's run to Kansas City.
There maybe not be stranger bedfellows on any railroad in the world... FEF3 844 and DD40X 6936. Notice that 844 has its smokebox door removed as part its regular maintenance.
UP 844 was spending the night in Grand Island for Railroad Days.
Men at work.....
Slight pan shot with reflection of the Portland Rose's leading locomotive: Union Pacific 4-8-4 #844.