Just after returning from a trip back east, Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 No. 3985 shows some road dirt highlighting its massive boiler. After spotting a couple of cars, the locomotive will back into the ... (more)
Now part of the historical collection in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Union Pacific EMD SW10 No. 96 switches some passenger cars on October 9, 2008. UP No. 96 started life in 1950 as a SW7 and was rebuilt b... (more)
With the sun about to set in the western sky, a northbound BNSF manifest slows coming into Cheyenne right before crossing over the UP main line on the C&S Bridge.
UP 3394 led EMD 9090 and BNSF 8272 on this Granite switcher. Here the train is northbound on the transfer track from UP's Overland Route to BNSF's Front Range Sub, roughly 7 hours after the train ... (more)
Three units lead the Portland to North Platte manifest out of Cheyenne heading up Archer Hill towards Archer, WY.
A Fremont, NE bound grain shuttle battles the grade east of Cheyenne at the famous "Archer Hill" between Cheyenne and Archer.
Two units lead the Denver to Great Falls manifest across the Union Pacific East-West mainline.
The three units have no issue lugging the train up the grade.
As a Veterans Day salute this image shows SD40-2 3593, which was painted in a special scheme and labeled "Desert Victory" to honor UP employees serving in Desert Storm. The names of those employee... (more)
BNSF inbound northbound passing over UP outbound westbound at West Cheyenne
The Union Pacific E9 A-B set have been summoned from Denver and take over for the damaged 4-8-4 8444. The excursion train gets out of Cheyenne just before 4:00 p.m..
A lame 8444 sits in Cheyenne after having failed on an excursion at Lynch, WY prior to a photo run. The right cylinder valve cage was damaged but the Northern managed to limp back to Cheyenne.
Seen are Track Labels placed on the four main tracks that enter Cheyenne. They are help MOW Crews know which main is which when performing track work.
It's just another day in Cheyenne, WY as the Laurel to Denver Manifest departs Cheyenne seen above as the MDVCY 14 arrives into the yard and as a DPU on a empty hopper train heads west towards She... (more)