Annual Denver Post Frontier Days special is about to blast off in such a way many bystanders thought it was headed up towards Moffat Tunnel, in that the train had to pull west from here then rever... (more)
844's return to Cheyenne is without the passenger train consist, yet with freight, some may say "as intended". The glorious sight of the 4-8-4 with a freight train in tow was a sight to... (more)
Having arrived at the former D&RGW 'North Yard' in Denver, CO UP 844 slips passed UP 'Spirit' no.1943 and the CFD varnish. Due to the CFD special's length the '800' will need to tie down in an adj... (more)
UP 844 Leading the 2018 Frontier Days Train back to Denver
The Frontier Days northbound train has just made its stop in Greeley and is already back up to track speed as the pass through the local farm lands.
In October of 1992, I had the extreme pleasure of getting to ride the cab of one of three diesel helpers assisting 611 from Spartanburg, SC to Melrose, NC. From Melrose 611 would tackle the famous... (more)
UP 844 leaves the city of Denver in its dust as it races towards Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Annual Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special is just moments away from crossing over to T1 at the depot to unload....then the entire train will run backwards across the same route to Speer an... (more)
After a quick stop in Old Fort to check for overheating equipment from its trip down the Southern Loops, 611 heads out of the mountains for the down hill run back to Spencer.