Besides maintaining and repairing the Union Pacific’s Heritage Fleet, the Steam Shop at Cheyenne, Wyoming, also responsible for routine maintenance on regular members of UP’s large locomotive rost... (more)
The cab of Union Pacific rotary snowplow No. 900082 allows the crew to operate the motive power back in the train as well as the operations of the plow itself. The unique “marine windows” are spec... (more)
Union Pacific rotary snowplow No. 900082 resides in the Steam Shop at Cheyenne, Wyoming, on March 25, 2013. During the winter months, the plow is readied for service and stands by in case it is ne... (more)
The rear platform of UPP No. 115, the business car “Selma,” is adorned with a drumhead representing the Union Pacific steam program. Seen through the latticework of window panes of the roundhouse ... (more)
The blue-winged Union Pacific logo wraps around the glossy nose of E9A No. 949 inside the Cheyenne, Wyoming, roundhouse on March 25, 2013. In the background is sister locomotive No. 951. Out of th... (more)
Inside the Cheyenne, Wyoming, roundhouse on March 25, 2013, Union Pacific’s two E9As wait for another season of pulling passenger trains. Both were built in 1955, and in the early ’90s, UP sent th... (more)
Inside the heart of a steam locomotive: Well, maybe the boiler is the heart, but perhaps we can think of the firebox as where a locomotive gets her “life.” The famous Union Pacific No. 844 gets so... (more)
Union Pacific No. 844 gets some off-season work done at the Steam Shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on March 25, 2013. Work is being done on the superheaters and firebox, among other things. Steam locomo... (more)
Always a favorite, Union Pacific No. 844 gets some off-season work done at the Steam Shop in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on March 25, 2013. Note the easily-seen twin stacks with the smokebox door removed a... (more)
An SD60M and an SD60 shortly after exiting the Hermosa tunnels are heading towards Laramie.
A CNW C40-8 and SD60 along with a UP SD40-2 pull a train of gondolas through Dale Junction on Sherman Hill. Snow fences are common on Sherman Hill, placed to control snow drifts.
A coal train crests the hill on Sherman Hill. A trio of GE's handles this train with ease.
Union Pacific 3985 is spending the early morning hours resting in the Cheyenne Roundhouse. Photograph taken with permission.
The low sun provides some spetacular nose light, as UP 8741 leads a string of autorack cars just minutes before sunset
A UP freight with some pretty nice power approaches the bridge before the curve at Archer Hill.