The Challenger is steaming up with the sunrise for a trip east.
The Challenger is yarding its train & switching out cars after arrival from Denver.
Ringling Bros Blue Unit with a lil' something different from the UP stable makes its presence known headed into Denver.
Ringling Bros Blue Unit is getting close to Denver.
UP 3966 goes for a spin. Click "UP 3966" in the loco # field for additional views of the engine being serviced that day.
The steam special slowly steams around the bend approaching "Pace", where the dispatcher will hold him to meet a westbound Amtrak.
Portrait of an engineer, a man and his machine. Ed Dickens, Engineer, and Manager of Heritage Equipment & Facilities, poses for a photo while performing post-trip maintenance in St. Louis.
UP 3985 returns to St Louis after a quick romp to Gorham, IL.
DURING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SANTA TRAIN UP 3985 DISGUISED AS CRR 4-6-6-4 676 IS SB AT GOFF TUNNEL AT STEINMAN, VA ON 11/19/92 ON HER FIRST RUN SOUTH.
The westbound Missouri River Eagle special sits on display in St. Louis. The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Gateway Arch) can be seen in the background.
The sun is setting, 3985 is in the viewfinder, life is good...
In a the most unexpected move of the decade UP 3985 indisguise came to our area for the Santa Claus train. Here she southbound for the first time, the only nice weather we had. She's going the t... (more)
The Missouri River Eagle creeps down Archer Hill as it nears the end of its nearly two week trek away from Cheyenne. It's nice to see this piece of history running the rails again after a ... (more)
Ringling Bros hired a helicopter to shoot footage of 3985 pulling the Blue Unit from Speer (WY) to Greeley as the train moved into Denver for two weeks of shows.
The must have trestle shot at Fountain. A big thank you for whoever cut down the trees piled in the foreground, it really opened up this shot.