Provo-Denver manifest works its way down their main which is situated in the midst of UP's North Yard. Judging from the cab roof of 8187, it has been fitted for PTC.
No open house today, during the Frontier Days run, but they did have this little item outside.
"Out of my brain on the five fifteen" as The Who would say....#515 make a surprise appearance in the lead on an abbreviated "Silver Star" (truncated due to Hurricane Florence) ... (more)
The moon is a special shade of blue when FCEN uses the old tangent into downtown Winter Garden, gone are the days when this was the traditional route wherein trains would reverse direction a coupl... (more)
Empty coal train climbs away from Las Vegas at first light, passing two sets of local power waiting to hit the road.
Empty coal train climbs away from Las Vegas at first light.
An 844 by any other name roams the far east end of the former UP Boulder Branch. The excursion trains currently operate as far as the Railroad Pass Travel Center (which includes the Boxcar Buffet... (more)
Having done some switching moves prior to departure, this is one of the times #844 can be seen out on the road with its front coupler exposed.
With the grade separation along Mason Street, trains tend to run with a little bit more spunk coming thru town northbound, slowing upon reaching North Yard up the line.
Still brings back wonderful memories of growing up in the region to see the displays at the museum.
Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special has returned from the wye in Speer & now waits on passengers for the move back to Denver.
Well-powered NYRO swings out along the train to be used for the Cheyenne Frontier Days special.
Ex-DRGW 5401, donated to the Colorado Railroad Museum across the street, sits in storage with a few other items. It was moved to the museum a month later.