UP Big Boy 4-8-8-4 4014 and 4-8-4 844 make a lubrication and inspection stop at Point of Rocks, WY on the way to Rock Springs
Old meets new at Point of Rocks. An Eastbound mixed freight led by an SD70ACe and two ES44AC's meet the Westbound steam special led by Big Boy 4014 and 4-8-4 844 near Point of Rocks, WY
The Union Pacific Steam Special getting underway after a short servicing stop on the main line at Point of Rocks, Wyoming. I saw some inspection and lubrication being done on the fireman’s side an... (more)
The Union Pacific steam special is seen here about 5 miles south of Point of Rocks after passing the Black Butte Mine in the far distance. This is one of the few North/South oriented stretches of ... (more)
Notice the headlight just above the 844's cab. That's an approaching eastbound double stack train that nearly ruined this shot. Had the 4014 been just one minute later or the stack train just one ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific intermodal train runs through Point of Rocks.
Five EMD SD70 variants hustle a eastbound 'K' train through the curves at the west end of Point of Rocks. Just below image center is the 'grave of the unknown'. This quiet gravesite is the resting... (more)
The Overland Route & Overland Trail Stage Station. Before the Transcontinental Railroad linked the east with the west stagecoach lines transported both passengers and mail across the country. Stat... (more)
Under a carefully hand the eastbound Bridger coal train carefully drops down grade into Point of Rocks, WY. At Point of Rocks the empty coal buckets will enter the mainline for the run to the Blac... (more)
UP 1989, the Rio Grande Heritage engine highballs through this high speed curve heading Eastbound.
West past Point of Rocks, nearing Rock Springs and Green River, facing into the setting sun.
Another dramatic Wyoming landscape. Here you have to stand on top of your car to get a clear shot.
Trains run so fast through here...
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