UP 4014 and 844 climb the steep grade that will take them to Harriman where they will stop to grease up the engines.
UP 4014 and 844 break through the shadows as they head towards Herriman, Wyoming. The day started with not a cloud in the sky, but by the time the christening of 4014 was completed in Cheyenne an... (more)
As it tackles its first grade, the UP 4014 & 844 show off for the hundreds of on lookers as it begins its trip west for Ogden Utah.
For the shakedown run, the day was getting long and the railfans were hearing chatter on the radios that indicated doubt as to whether the run would happen at all. Then the huge locomotive left t... (more)
The Union Pacific's newly restored Big Boy is a marvel of engineering. They made a test run last night to break her in. From the crowds at the yard it looks like 1/2 of the train loving world wi... (more)
Over the years, the question, "will a Union Pacific "Big Boy" ever return to the rails?" has been asked a handful of times. The answer was always no because of some factors. We... (more)
Union Pacific Railroad's 4-8-8-4 #4014 catches the last rays of sun before making a round trip to Nunn, Colorado as a test and break-in run on May 3, 2019. To purchase prints of this or any of th... (more)
60 years have passed since Cheyenne last heard the roar of a Big Boy as it stormed out of town westbound up Sherman Hill. On May 2nd, 2019 what was once a daily ritual was recreated thanks to the ... (more)
On April 28th, 2014 Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 departed Union Pacific's West Colton yard and began its journey home to Cheyenne for restoration. Little over 5 years later the City of Cheyenne was ... (more)
Drone Shot of UP #4014 Big Boy pulling PCYGR2-03 test run from Cheyenne, WY to Greeley, CO
Heading west UP SD40-2 3200, C30-7 2412, SD40-2 3702 and C30-7 2425 near Tie Siding, Wyoming. A Mike Bledsoe Photo.
Union Pacific’s yard in Cheyenne, Wyoming, is packed with a variety of freight cars on July 19, 2003.
Here is an over/under shot as a BNSF freight heads into Cheyenne over the old C&S bridge while UP 8632 leads a freight out of the west end of the UP yard.
Union Pacific No. 844 with the Cheyenne Frontier Days Train is surrounded by fans as it waits for passengers to board for the trip back to Denver. The big 4-8-4, fresh out of the shop after a reb... (more)