The skies continue to darken along the Wyoming countryside as UP 4014 rolls west through Bosler, WY on September 27th, 2019.
The Great Race to the Southwest has just begun on this beautiful September morning as UP 4014 charges up the grade through Speer, WY and on towards Southern California on September 27th, 2019.
As the rain showers move further to the east and sun begins to come out, UP 4014 rolls under the signal bridge at CP W680 in Rawlins, WY on September, 27th, 2019.
With the last minutes of sunlight fading in the background, UP 5397 leads an eastbound soda ash train out of Medicine Bow, WY on September 27th, 2019.
A storm that included ice & snow has cleared along I-80, where a pit stop to inspect the storm light yielded an unlikely westbound move. Signs along I-80 declare Buford as "Population 2"... (more)
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)
The Great Race to Ogden.....
Heavy intermodal climbs up the grade on track 2 away from Cheyenne.
A storm breaks just in time for this hotshot to take track 3 away from Cheyenne.
The end of the Great Race To (and From) Ogden went a little something like this, with the steamers breaking away from the train & heading to the steam shop & the passenger cars running east to Cou... (more)
Friday morning out of Rawlins was met with some amazingly wintery weather, including rain & 40MPH wind gusts....plus this sucker hole that managed to follow the train between overpasses.....
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)
#4014 stretches its legs in preparation for the long trip to Ogden. The absolute last rays of daylight didn't go to waste.
After a service stop in Laramie, UP 4014 and UP 844 continue west across the Wyoming flatlands just west of Bosler, WY on May 4th, 2019.
Hundreds of people gather to grab their photos and videos of UP 4014 as it rolls past the old water tower at Harriman, WY on May 4th, 2019.