Dutch door view climbing between Cheyenne and Laramie.
The rear of the NRHS Denver/Laramie special back in 1977 stopped at Greeley,CO.. Milwaukee Road Engineer Ron Morales stands at attention for the camera.It's hard to believe that's 41 years ago.
I remember it was very very hot and only one car in the train had air conditioning. This was a trip from Denver to Fort Morgan....I don't believe the line is even there anymore. The photo was a ru... (more)
As a thunder head build up in the background indicating that a summer thunderstorm is looming just south of the Cumberland Plateau, we catch a trio of UP motors leading the empty Duke Power CSX E0... (more)
8444: Meet 844 For much of its life, UP 4-8-4 #844 carried the number 8444 so it wouldn't conflict with GP30 #844. Here, in Denver, the two got a chance to meet each other. The 844 was... (more)
Returning from the Los Angeles Union Station 50th celebration. Still sporting it's old number 8444 with E9 951 and brand new SD60M 6085 the train is east of Las Vegas, after spending the night the... (more)
On July 11, 1981 the Rocky Mountain Railroad Club sponsored round-trip excursion with UP 8444 between Denver and Sterling, CO. A Roger Puta Photograph
UP 8444 and 3985 going to the First CSRM Sacramento Railfair. A Roger Puta Photograph
All eyes on all moving parts! UP 8444 and 3985 steaming to the First Sacramento Rail Fair. A Roger Puta Photograph
UP 8444 glides east along the Columbia River near The Dalles, OR on its way to La Grande with a passenger special that will visit the Pendleton Roundup the following day.
UP 8444 (now 844) gets some TLC during its overnight layover at La Grande, OR. The train came east from Portland and in the morning will head back with a stop at the Pendleton Roundup. UP 844 is t... (more)
UP 8444 and 3985 in a ferry move to the opening of the California State Railroad Museum. A Roger Puta Photograph