During a service stop at Carr, CO Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 is wrapped in clouds of steam as the steam crew carefully studies their machine.
Union Pacific 844 moving through Carr Colorado
With the Front Range and as a backdrop, UP Train PDVDV1 23 clicks off the miles at one per minute, hammering north on the UP Greeley Sub. bound for the Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Locomotives: U... (more)
Union Pacific 844 sounded Great as it worked up the grade towards the Wyoming border between Carr and Speer.
UP 8444 photo run-by at Carr,CO..
The return of the Cheyenne Frontier Days special accelerating north after meeting a southbound. Only the E's were online today and the train barely got above 35mph. Was the second-easiest chase ... (more)
This was a special shot for me, in that I managed to shoot a similar angle of the 844 meeting a detouring Amtrak #6 here on the same run in 2007.
The horses on this farm near Carr were far more interested in the possibility of food from the visitor than the Union Pacific's Cheyenne Frontier Days train stretched out across the plains behind ... (more)
How often do two different passenger trains, or any passenger trains for that matter, meet in this neck of the UP woods? Not very often. Detouring #6 headed southward to Denver meets Cheyenne De... (more)
UP 9507 pulls into the siding at the east end of Carr, CO
UP 4757 north crosses Lonetree Creek just south of the Colorado/Wyoming state line. Canon EOS D30, 24mm f/2.8