Union Pacific 4014 stem locomotive is on it's way to Cheyenne, Wy.
Maybe we witness here the start of a lifelong passion.
Imagine the 4014 running along I-80 (or US30 in past days) through Wyoming without the help of diesels... Can't wait to see it.
4014 sits in Pomona on display, the engine is now in Cheyenne being rebuilt
4014 sits in Pomona as the UP steam crew takes apart the engine in preparation for the trip to the UP Steam Shop, the engine is now in Cheyenne in the process of getting rebuilt
UP 4014 works the fourth leg of its 'Return Home' tour, departing Woods Cross for Ogden on May 4, 2014.
Big Boy on Sherman Hill.
A scheduled stop a Wamsutter. The watertower behind sure had fed 4014 some decades ago.
The Big Boy transfer emerged under a nice thunderstorm cell just out of Evanston. Amazingly I was pretty alone at this spot except for a neighbor who dropped by to see the train.
About the last shot I managed before Big Boy 4014 (was) pulled into Laramie.
A Wahsatch hanging out at Ogden Union Station in the early morning hour prior to its date with the public.
UP 4014 is on the final stretch home to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Many chasers can be seen parked along and pacing along the train on Otto Road at Borie, Wyoming.
Union Pacific's Steam Team pose in front of Big Boy no. 4014 at the Union Pacific depot in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The locomotive has returned home from Pomona, California. Special thanks goes to the U... (more)
UP SD70M #4014 leads UP 4-8-8-4 #4014 and UP SD70M #4884 past Wyoming's iconic snow fences. Unfortunately, these fences were needed overnight and earlier in the day.
After adding a couple riders at Buford, UP 4014 descends Sherman Hill, just 25 or so miles from reaching its final destination of Cheyenne.