Union Pacific Northern No. 844 gets its rods and crankpins lubed during a service stop at Rawlins, Wyoming, on May 6, 2019. The 4-8-4 was accompanying UP Big Boy No. 4014 on a trip west to Ogden, ... (more)
The "other" 844 leads their train & empty speeders back to the depot after the second run of the day.
The Nevada Southern State Railroad Museum offers a fun and unique experience to rail bike a 4 mile section of their line. An added bonus is a sunset cruise and ride back to the depot on their pass... (more)
Final run of the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special...altho' we didn't know it at the time.
The last run of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Train finds UP 844 waiting in the North Yard in Denver at dawn for the final passengers to load. The train was sponsored by the Denver Post newspaper an... (more)
#844 remained in Denver an extra day following the final run of the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special, while the consist ran ahead to Council Bluffs. This allowed them to pick up some fr... (more)
#844 is crossing BNSF at grade with the Shiloh Limited. There was actually a coal train waiting for this, but it got to move first.
#844 is embarking with the Shiloh Limited, it will cross back to Omaha then head south.
#844 is embarking on the first leg of its Shiloh Limited duties. It will pick up the rest of the train in Council Bluffs.
#844 remained in Denver following the end of the 2018 CFD special while the train ran back to Council Bluffs. It went back to Cheyenne under its own power with some freight in tow.
#844 blasts out of a servicing stop.
#844 eases out of DUS with the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special.
#844 highballs out of Denver after a trek over from North Yard with what was the annual Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special. This would turn out to be the final run.
#844 is on the second leg of the Shiloh Limited run, after Council Bluffs, it will have the complete train. Just out of frame is an eastbound that would have blocked the shot any sooner.
Among the Black Eyed Susan Patch
Sharing some time with a bumble bee and a wasp I wait in the humid hot evening air north of Greeley along the route of the legends. Che... (more)