Clawing under storm’s edge We were on Peru Hill west of Green River, Wyoming, on the afternoon of June 22, 2023, when the nice weather began to change as thunderstorms moved in from t... (more)
Riding an eastbound that is following blocks of trains ahead, this westbound soda ash empty for Green River, WY is among a fleet of westbounds, seen at MP 635 between Como and Hanna, WY.
UP 1943 leads a high-wide special movement over Sherman Hill on UP's Laramie Subdivision as it approaches the Hermosa Tunnels. The high-wide movement is a NASA rocket booster for the Artemis II ro... (more)
Two grain trains pass each other at Dale Junction as the sun sets. This is the highest point on the original Union Pacific RR. This is a neat place to watch trains as they struggle between Cheyenn... (more)
Splitting the signals as it speeds eastbound across the original transcontinental railroad is a Union Pacific freight with a pair of the railroad's unique "Fast Forties" on the headend: ... (more)
Seeing some rare mileage on its "Home Run Express Tour", UP's 4-8-8-4 Big Boy #4014 makes its way over the lonely Yoder Subdivision as it approaches the Albin Tunnel.
UP's Big Boy steam locomotive #4014 heads east of Cheyenne, Wy for Gering, NE on the first leg of it's "Home Run Express Tour" to Omaha for NCAA College Baseball World Series. Here, 4014... (more)
In the clouds, eastbound stacks crest the highest point on the Transcontinental Railroad.
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.