UP 5997 and another GE drag 844 past the beautiful Cheyenne depot during a few break in runs before the trip to Omaha. The two GE's were used in dynamic braking to create a load for the 844 to pul... (more)
Westbound UP freight gets underway out of Cheyenne a few moments ahead of UP 844's departure back to Denver.
Disguised as "Clinchfield 675" using cardboard numbers, a wooden numberplate, and stick-on lettering, UP's 3985 is shown at Cheyenne one June night in 1988. This inspiration, dreamed up by some Ap... (more)
The Denver Post Train is getting underway as it departs Cheyenne for its southbound trip back to Denver, seen here crossing over at the west end of the yard at Cheyenne and passing under the BNSF ... (more)
A mere thirty minutes earlier, a huge summer thunder storm dumped dime-sized hail and a LOT of rain. The result was a lot of pools of water that formed along the main tracks in Cheyenne. This east... (more)
With an auto train making its consists before heading west, an empty BNSF coal train slowly moves along the BNSF line for a crew change.
westbound departing UP Cheyenne, WY yard
UP 5716 charges out of Cheyenne with five on the point and one mid train DPU on this westbound manifest as a BNSF northbound coal train gets a new crew.
UP 844 heads to the turntable to turn to face south while Conductor Coker dismounts to operate the table.
UP 844 leads the "Big Jack" Centennial up a small grade towards Terry Ranch Road at Speer, WY just south of Cheyenne. This is looking SSE towards Carr, CO. 844 puts out a little smoke for the phot... (more)
The DPUs of a northbound loaded bucket coal train starts to move out of Cheyenne after a new crew gets on.
BNSF 9985 leads its Springville, AZ to North Antelope Mine, WY empty coal train slowly moves across the Union Pacific Mainline as it will stop for a new crew to take the train north.
A pair of C40-8's spliced by a SD45T-2 roll this train downhill on Sherman Hill on track one. This location is approximately thirty miles west of Cheyenne.
Just before sunrise a empty coal train rolls north up the incline to the bridge over the UP main line in Cheyenne.
Before UP 844 showed up, this North Platte East, Nebraska bound manifest is seen rounding the curve at Archer Hill, Wyoming.