A UP Hapag-Lloyd intermodel train is making quick work of the short but stiff grade of Archer Hill.
An ACe lead intermodel is approaching the bridge before the famous Archer Hill curve. For the crew of this westbound, the bridge at Archer is a welcome sight, as they are a few miles from the crew... (more)
UP 6880 brings up the rear on an eastbound manifest rolling into Cheyenne for a crew change.
UP 3201 has turbo charger issues as itself and another SD40-2 lead the west job (Wycon Switch) out west to switch Wycon/DynoNobel west of Cheyenne.
The Challenger shows off some of that world-famous articulation as it works its way over to the steam shop.
Challenger with elephant ears: Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 Challenger No. 3985 loads returning passengers on the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days train at Cheyenne, Wyoming, on the afternoon of July 19, 20... (more)
Inside the UP roundhouse at Cheyenne, a few treasures await calls to duty--while others, such as 2-10-2 number 5511, slumber on.
In honor of General Norman Schwarzkopf who passed away today, this shot shows top brass from nearby F. E. Warren airbase and the governor of Wyoming (Mike Sullivan, cowboy hat - naturally) attendi... (more)
While changing crews on a cold, rainy April 1984 night, an eastbound Union Pacific freight pauses in front of the Cheyenne, Wyoming, depot. The new crew is on, and very soon, the train will depart... (more)
UP Turbine #21 at Cheyenne, WY in May 1968.
Another view of UP Turbine 3, at Cheyenne, Wy on May 11, 1968. Do not ask me why the coupler is freshly painted white --- I do not know. But I could suspect the locomotive or the tightlock ... (more)
UP Turbine 17, Cheyenne, Wyo. May 11, 1968. A glimpse of UP 3985 4-6-6-4 behind the switch target, and a another Turbine nose.
The class unit herself 6900 with different font numbers, the first of 45 Centennials, has left Cheyenne and climbs eastward up Archer Hill, a favorite photo location on the elevated curve.
Union Pacific’s Steve Lee carefully watches Challenger No. 3985 slowly backing into UP’s Steam Shop at Cheyenne, Wyoming, on October 9, 2008. The articulation of the 4-6-6-4 is quite obvious on th... (more)
UP #844 leads the Frontier Days Special into Cheyenne.