The Great Race to Ogden has begun....while this isn't the town of Hanna proper, it is the closest named to this spot. The site of a rather peculiar police presence that wouldn't allow people to pa... (more)
Managed to pull down more shots of this train than I had imagined (under the circumstances!) and many of them do, in fact, feature people....which I normally don't try to include...but the spirit ... (more)
After running around the Big Boy at Medicine Bow, UP 4302 west rides into Hanna, Wyoming with another intermodal train in tow.
On the way to Ogden... near Hanna
Run around UP 4014/844 in Medicine Bow, this high priority gets a free run ahead of the Great Race to Ogden.
UP #4014 Big Boy rolls west near Hanna, WY, about the pass under the US30 overpass on its trek west to Ogden, UT.
UP Big Boy 4014 glides through Hanna, Wyoming on the first day of it's historic return to service during May4, 2019.
Yesterday the 'great race to Ogden' began in grand fashion as Union Pacific's newly restored Big Boy teamed with dependable stable-mate #844. The two products of the American Locomotive Works (194... (more)
From the bluff high above the Overland Route, the westbound Big Boy struts across the Wyoming plains for the first time in over half a century.
First time under its own power (with an assist from the 844 and an ACe) back across the Overland Route. Beautifully done, UP.
Painted by the light of a low hanging sun a westbound Union Pacific manifest tops the hill at Percy, WY (west of Hanna) with two generations of EMD road power on the point. UP 3027 a new tier-IV S... (more)
Heading eastbound across the high plains of Wyoming, UP 6521 bends past some of the ubiquitous snow fences between Cheyenne and Rock Springs.
The conductor of UP 6827 climbs back aboard after inspecting a passing train. Trains were funneling through a single track portion of the Overland Route due to bridge work near Medicine Bow.