Under threatening skies and after holding on a siding at Platteville, Colorado for two southbound freights to pass, UP Big Boy 4014 builds up steam to start its journey back north to Cheyenne, Wyo... (more)
This view gives a good look at how large yet sleek the Big Boy engine is.
After spending the night in Denver UP 4014 heads back to Cheyenne, Wyoming. The massive engine waited in Platteville, Colorado for traffic to clear and then left at sunset, with the red glow from... (more)
Engineer Ed Dickens is at the controls of UP Big Boy 4014 as it heads towards Denver, Colorado during its shakedown test run. The Big Boy engine stayed the night in Denver before heading back to ... (more)
UP Big Boy 4014 runs south on the Greeley Sub through Platteville, Colorado on its shakedown trip to Denver, Colorado.
UP 4014 leads a short test train at Platteville, CO, on the UP Greeley Sub, July 8, 2021
UP 2001 (SD70M) leads the LaSalle local as it runs through Platteville, Colorado on the Greeley Sub.
UP 2001 is in Colorado working the local runs while based out of LaSalle. Here we see the SD70M leading a short freight through Platteville, Colorado.
Sunset on the Last Run
The last Cheyenne Frontiers Day Denver Post charter hustles past the Platteville, CO elevator into the beautiful storm light.
Bruised and battered but everyone is OK. Before sunup UP 7193 (ES44AC) was pulling with three other units a long container train on the Greeley Sub and hit a semi that was hauling pumping equipme... (more)
First run of the Denver Post Frontier days special from Denver to Cheyenne and return, after a hiatus of several years.
Steve Lee holds a hand out the window, as the big Northern and centennial unit lean into a curve at Platteville.
In the late afternoon sun, Union Pacific ES44AH No. 2591 races south with the Salt Lake City-Denver Z-Train while passing the big grain elevator in Platteville, Colorado, on October 3, 2018.
A brief dust storm moves through as a northbound loaded UP coal train from Energy Mine departs Platteville, Colorado, after meeting the ZLADV and ZSCDVX, on October 3, 2018.