A couple of patched former D&RGW geeps work the yard next to the Rio Grande heritage loco.
Denver & Rio Grande Western RR Heritage unit ready for nocturnal North Yard, Denver to Pueblo, CO, train of June 23rd. UP SD70M 4369 & 4471 behind UP 1989 on Old West by North Yard Tower.
The Rio Grande heritage unit (ex-UP 8521) design was done by Dave Markes with help from Lance Koenig and Marty Amsler. UP hired Bailey Lauerman, the firm designing UP's six heritage units.
Rio Grande Heritage paint scheme.
D&RGW Heritage paint scheme.
UP 1989, DRGW Heritage Unit officially unveiled during a ceremony for the the Denver Service Unit at the Superintendent's Office in Denver Colorado.
Control stand area of the D&RGW Heritage locomotive.
Conductor's position in the D&RGW heritage locomotive.
Unveiling day for the Rio Grande heritage locomotive.
Cab close-up of the Rio Grande heritage locomotive.
Not much to say in this caption that the picture doesn't say for itself! Unveiled at a ceremony in Denver, CO today.
Nice end to a weekend of watching trains ... caught UP 4439 towing new UP Rio Grande Heritage unit (UP 1989) under tight wraps through Rochelle.
DRGW Heritage unit UP 1989 under wraps at UPs Butler yard Engine facility, awaiting its trip to Denver to be unveiled.