A manifest works westbound on Main 1 behind 3 winged elephant-style units. As nice as that is, the real reason people are trackside can be seen underneath the overpass in the background: the UP 3... (more)
CSUX coal loads bound for either downtown Colorado Springs or Fountain, CO work west into Cheyenne. This is one of about 3 or 4 Union Pacific trains regularly seen on the famed Joint Line.
Stacks roll west toward Cheyenne behind an EMD duo. Kudos to UP for fronting non-coal trains with ACes!
A lone SD9043MAC fronts this westbound manifest while another one is pushing on the rear. This train is running wrong main due to track work on Main 1.
The Missouri River Eagle returns home to Cheyenne after a two week trip out to St. Louis. Unfortunately, the UP 3985 was running on the heels of a westbound manifest which kept its speed d... (more)
I can assure you, #401 has seen better days, but has been sitting here for a number of years. The wind has taken care of the tarp that had been covering it up in recent months.
The steam crew is making final checks before an early morning departure from Cheyenne; the train will soon depart to meet the Circus train in Speer, WY.
The UP 3985 Challenger sets in the yard ready to depart to meet the Circus Train for the run to Denver.
UP 7614 is the DPU on a westbound manifest approaching Cheyenne.
BNSF 9619 & 9571 are the rear DPU's.
The SP Heritage unit & the Boy Scout unit head up an Operation Lifesaver special, just ahead of the steam special.
Bringing up the rear of BNSF 8827 North, a Platte River Power Authority coal empty, on the BNSF Front Range Sub.
Running as BNSF 1924 North, the Cheyenne Local has worked its way out of the yard across Francis Warren AFB & is headed up to Wheatland for the night.
The sun has just crested the horizon & 3985 has just sprung to life...
While waiting on the 3985 steam special, this Operation Lifesaver special returning from Salt Lake City shows up & will stop to pick up UP 1983 before continuing east.