After crossing the South Platte River, 844 and consist begin to slow down to pass through the town of LaSalle.
The day after 844 hit a person, the Veterans Unit leads the consist of the Frontier Days back to Cheyenne, passing by the Denver Post building for possibly the last time. The storm descending over... (more)
844 and centennial 6936 lay over at Denver’s Union Station, before the big re-development. The Amtrak unit is a backup that did end up being used this day. And the Ski train is waiting on the next... (more)
Steve Lee holds a hand out the window, as the big Northern and centennial unit lean into a curve at Platteville.
The veterans unit leads the Cheyenne Frontier Days train back towards Wyoming passing one of many fields in northern Colorado, while racing away from a thunderstorm in the background.
Having just spotted its train, 844 pauses briefly before cutting off the train and moving to a seperate track. The water tank in the background is of D&SL heritage from when steam locos frequented... (more)
After uncoupling from UP1943 and the rest of the train, 844 backs onto a side track in the former DRGW North Yard, where the crew will prepare the engine and train for the Saturday morning trip to... (more)