UP 1983 and 1982 sit in Rochelle, Illinois on display for Rochelle Railroad Days 2017
The day before the big event, where the UP Challenger 3985 pulled the circus train from Cheyenne to Denver. Union Pacific's Western Pacific heritage unit 1983 was in charge of the circus train fro... (more)
A colorful consist leads a westbound manifest along the countryside in east central Kansas
The Western Pacific heritage unit and two others grind up Volland Hill and by the small town of Alta Vista with a heavy manifest freight in tow.
A colorful consist leads a Des Moines, IA to Herington, KS manifest west alongside the Kansas River on the former Cotton Rock main in eastern Kansas.
Union Pacific's Western Pacific heritage unit sits without a crew at the end of siding in Arlington. This train was originally scheduled to take the Omaha Subdivision, but due to a collision betwe... (more)
UP 1983 on display for Rochelle Railroad Days. Photo taken with permission.
It's a cold dreary February day as the UP Western Pacific heritage unit leads southbound CSX Q505 into Worthville on its way to Louisville.
With the Wasatch mountains forming the backdrop an eastbound Union Pacific stack train, with Western Pacific heritage colors leading the way, works through the Henefer Valley on the approach to Ec... (more)
Weaving along the northern bank of the Weber River just east of Devil's Slide an eastbound Union Pacific stack train swims 'up stream' on the Evanston Subdivision. On the point is UP 1983, which w... (more)
Heavy morning clouds give me the chance to get a few half way decent shots of UP 1983 as it sits on display for Rochelle Railroad Days 2017 with sister unit 1982.
As storms roll in, the Western Pacific and Missouri Pacific heritage units sit on display in Rochelle, Illinois for the RR days event.
On the way back into Kansas City from Colorado during predawn hours, I ran across UP Train MINKS 26, headed by the WP Heritage Locomotive, sitting on the UP KC Metro Sub. at 18th Street next to I-... (more)
Originating in Marion, Arkansas, Union Pacific's Western Pacific Heritage Unit is westbound on the Dallas Sub. Engine 1983 leads the AMNLX train past Tower 55 in Ft. Worth, Texas.
A pair of UP Heritage Units lead a westbound rock train as it nears the crest of its climb out of the Missouri River Valley.