Big Boy roster shot Union Pacific’s massive Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 shows its size in a rolling roster shot at Bitter Creek, Wyoming, on May 5, 2019. It’s pretty difficult to get rods ... (more)
Old friends meet again! UP 4014 and UP 844 steam past structures from the old steam days at Bitter Creek, Wyoming.
What's interesting about uploading at RP.net is, the form recalls your previous entries under Locomotive Number....my profile show the last three as UP 844, UP 4014 and...UP 3985. So, in some sma... (more)
Big Boy 4014 rolls through Bitter Creek on its way to Rock Springs with 4-8-4 844 trailing. The framework in the background likely held a water tank that 4014 would have taken a drink from in regu... (more)
Z train passes the MWCNP at Bitter Creek.
An hour before sunset under beautiful skies, a westbound UP manifest barrels across desolate southern Wyoming. It's sometimes hard to believe this route has seen trains for 140 years.
Sunset at Bitter Creek, awaiting higher priority traffic to pass from behind. I can't find information on the structures, but it appears is if there maybe was once a coaling and water facility he... (more)