Storm clouds are building over Cheyenne, Wyoming as the day's last minutes of sun catches UP 8456 (SD70ACe) heading west on track 1.
On a beautiful morning, three Union Pacific GE locomotives guide a loaded coal train out of the Powder River Basin. The entire length of the train can be seen as it rolls down hill underneath two... (more)
Everybody pull! Four units on the point and two mid-train DPUs, all on-line and all chuggin', work together to lift this doublestacker of mostly domestic containers west out of Cheyenne.
A Union Pacific coal load grinds its way up one of the many hills on the Powder River Basin near West Rojo Junction.
Dale Creek Junction
Autos through Dale.
The smoke from the wildfires in states west of Wyoming settles over the Union Pacific's North Yard and filters the sun as UP 6258 (AC4400CW) makes a solo run to the west.
Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 runs through Archer Hill east of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
A Glorious Morning on Archer Hill
Ed Dickens means business up Archer Hill on 4014’s departure from Cheyenne August 5, 2021 for the Big Boy 2021 Tour.
UP 7952 (ES44AC) runs through thick fog at Archer Hill east of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Westbound from Dale
Heavy grain is nearing the cut and Hermosa Tunnels west of Dale Wyoming.
Cheyenne Wild Flowers
Pleasant Summer wishes with the Steam Program
Two stack trains meet east of Cheyenne, Wyoming, The single motor is leading a train into Cheyenne as the four engine train heads west towards the mountains.
UP 6544 (AC4400CW) leads a stack train out of the Cheyenne Yard at dawn.
70 years ago it would have been a common sight to see a Big Boy engine rounding the curve and the water tank at Speer, Wyoming.
Another study at the Speer tank. Flowering natural high plains botanicals add some color to the steel and iron beast