The typically nocturnal Rio Grande Heritage Unit has made some impressive day trips in the past few weeks. It finally led an eastbound manifest, which arrived in Denver shortly after sunrise. Here... (more)
The Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe #1989 works a Provo, Utah to Grand Junction, Colorado Operation Lifesaver Special along on the former D&RGW just west of Rio, Utah.
Curving along the former D&RGW, UP's Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe trails an Operation Lifesaver Special on a 250 mile journey between Provo, Utah and Grand Junction, Colorado.
UP 1989 and UP 1995, UP Heritage units hustle a UP Business train equipment move eastbound through Valley Nebraska.
Hard to get tired of looking at this gem. Fortunately, they parked it in the open, easily photo-able from 48th Avenue bridge, a refreshing change from its typical overnight Denver/Pueblo circuit,... (more)
1989 Downtown Denver on display during the DNC Convention in Aug of 07
Union Pacific's Operation Lifesaver Special rolls east along the Utah Power & Light 'Carbon Plant' at Castle Gate, Utah. This train was bound for Grand Junction, Colorado for OLS training exercise... (more)
UP's Denver and Rio Grande Western Heritage in the Helper Yard with a former Southern Pacific (# 131) a few tracks away
Got lucky today with the "Vampire Unit" coming out in daylight.
The Rio Grande and CNW heritage units pull a Union Pacific business special back to Denver, about 130 miles away at this point. Never had the CNW unit been on the Moffat Road before.
UP 1989 waits to head back south on the Operation Lifesaver Special that is operating between Rolla, Colorado and La Salle, Colorado.
Not the setting I had hoped for, but when on the hunt for the 1989 I was willing to take what I could get.
With UP 1995, these two heritage units lead a 15 car VIP special into the Rocky Mountains.
On the morning of June 23, 2008, UP 1989 is one of two units that are operating on the Operation Lifesaver Train between Denver and La Salle, Colorado. The train is seen ready to head back south t... (more)
It seemed appropriate to catch Union Pacific's Rio Grande heritage SD70ACe crossing the former D&RGW art deco bridge over South Main in downtown Springville, Utah.