After a 14 hour drive from Chicago we made it into Cheyenne 30 minutes before sunset which was perfect timing to catch UP 1988 East leading MRVNPP.
UP 844 and 1943 lead the 2018 Edition of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Train. Here it is seen passing under Interstate 25 as it begins its southbound "deadhead" move to Denver, CO.
Under a gloomy sky Union Pacific FEF-3 no. 844 briefly returns to freight service as she heads home from Denver on the point of mixed freight, slipping through a cut between Swan and Wycon on main... (more)
The sounds of steam accompanied the echos of the Frontier Days 'kick off' parade in nearby downtown as 844 eases the CFD special down P1 alongside the historic 1887 passenger station. Soon the pas... (more)
Originally built as EMD demonstrators 434A-434H; purchased by UP 4/66. 3040-3045 are built on SD35 frames, shorter than the SD40 frame, and consequently came with flared radiator panels much like... (more)
Union Pacific 6900 Series Centennials DDA40X 6600hp. (6900-6946) built between 4/69 - 9/71. Equipped with two 16-645E3A Diesel Engines, Fuel tank 8200 Gals, (2) 4-axle "D" truck assembly. Length... (more)
After loading passengers up in Cheyenne, UP 844 leads the 2016 Cheyenne Frontier Days train out of Cheyenne and back towards Denver in the early evening.
Union Pacific No. 7979 with an eastbound mixed manifest, pulls to a stop at the crew change point at the Cheyenne Union Pacific Station.
Having spent the morning switching the Swan Ranch Railroad interchange at Speer, WY BNSF's Swan Ranch local returns to town behind a pair of former BN SD40-2s. The train is approaching the old 'C&... (more)
In the rack at Cheyenne, this power will go out later on a northbound.
Union Pacific SD40-2 3227, UP SD40-2 3284, UP SD40-2 3162, UP C30-7 2437, D&RGW GP40-2 3099 and Mountain Diesel FP7 1510. No photographer listed on slide.
Had a private tour of the Steam Shops by Ed Dickens. At time of photo most of the parts were ready to go into the 4014.