UP 4014 BigBoy is on the outskirts of Cheyenne, Wyoming, with the crew no doubt happy at the prospects of spending time at home after such a long cross-country journey.
UP 7400 (ES44AC) leads a freight toward Cheyenne and passes an old Plymouth which has seen better days.
A UP double stack races toward Cheyenne from the west. The wide open prairie lands provide ample locations to shoot trains.
One thing you can count on when vising the Union Pacific operations in and out of Cheyenne, Wyoming is some epic lashups. Here we see UP 8256 (ES44AC-H) leading 6 Norfolk Southern ponies with anot... (more)
The sun has just come up as UP 8808 (SD70ACe) leads a freight westward out of the large UP yard in Cheyenne, Wyoming. It will pass under the old C&S bridge and take track 3 towards Laramie.
UP 8502 (SD70ACe) leads a load of power and a long freight west of Cheyenne as a major thunderboomer forms in the background.
An outbound container train has left the UP yard in Cheyenne, Wyoming and meets an inbound freight that will soon arrive in the massive yard.
UP Big Boy 4014 rounds the bend with a windmill farm visible in the background. The persons on the hill off to the right were flying a drone, following the engine through the open lands west of C... (more)
The UP yard in Cheyenne never disappoints if you like trains with lots of power. It is not uncommon to see 5 and 6 engine lash-ups pulling long double stack trains.
The Swan Ranch Railroad operates a number of engines in an industrial area south of Cheyenne Wyoming. Their attractive black and yellow paint schemes are certainly not hard to miss.
Missouri Pacific GE C36-7's 9012 and 9007 leading a W/B trailer train west of Cheyenne, Wyoming on December 03, 1986.