Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 (4-8-8-4) splits the signals at Speer, Wyoming as it makes a test run.
The iconic 70 year old water tower at Speer, Wyoming has been torn down. It provided a great scenic element to many photos over the years, including when UP 4014 was doing a test run in 2021.
Hollis & Eastern #8170 (GP10) sits in the yard at the Swan Ranch complex near Speer, Wyoming.
UP 4875 (SD70M) leads a freight through Speer Wyoming that is going down the Greeley Sub to Denver, Colorado
UP 7882 (AC45CCTE) holds a freight at Speer, Wyoming until word comes that the line has been cleared of snow drifts.
UP 2002, commemorative unit for the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games, leads a westbound auto train towards Speer Jct. as it continues the climb over Sherman Hill on the Main Track 3 side o... (more)
Steam and Snow
Epic memories care of the Union Pacific Steam Program.
UP 7507 (C45ACCTE) leans into the elevated curve at Speer, Wyoming as it passes the iconic steam era water tower.
Union Pacific's magnificent Big Boy #4014 rounds the corner at Speer, Wyoming as it begins the trip to Denver, Colorado.
Videographer Bruce Brackley has a front row seat as Big Boy UP 4014 (4-8-8-4) runs through Speer, Wyoming on its way to Denver., Colorado.
UP Big Boy 4014 runs through the cut at Speer, Wyoming as it begins the journey towards Denver, Colorado where it was displayed for a day at Denver's Union Station.
Union Pacific's monstrous Big Boy 4014 slides south onto the Greeley Subdivision en route to Denver for its only scheduled service weekend for 2022.
Passing milepost 107 on the Colorado & Southern line that treks south to Denver, a Burlington Northern coal train crosses the Wyoming state line into Colorado on July 5, 1989.
UP 8039 (C45ACCTCE) leans into a corner at Speer, Wyoming, passing the iconic old water tower as it leads the train west on track 3.
High Plains Drifter: The windswept plains of Wyoming can be a cold environment and the comparatively lonely rails of the Colorado & Southern Rwy., at this time still a separate entity of BN, hoste... (more)