The last moments of a Summer sunset glow on the open high prairie south of Carr, CO on the MCYDVX with Union Pacific #1996 on the point at track speed.
Near Gilcrest the high prairie opens up in a golden glow in the evening light. A special visitor, Union Pacific heritage #1983 in Western Pacific lead the MNYNP.
Union Pacific heritage #1983 in Western Pacific colors leads the MNYNP. The absolute very last useable light is just at the railhead below the trucks on 1983.
Union Pacific heritage #1983 in Western Pacific lead the MNYNP. Near Ault 1983 is reflecting on the days business along side one of the many prominent grain elevators along the Greeley Subdivision... (more)
Sunset on the Last Run
The last Cheyenne Frontiers Day Denver Post charter hustles past the Platteville, CO elevator into the beautiful storm light.
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.
As the fertile farmlands in northern Colorado's high plains show vibrant life Union Pacific 844 storms through Peckham on the Greeley Subdivision. This deadhead move is positioning 21 pieces of Un... (more)
Running with a clear stack, the 844 heads North with the Cheyenne Frontier Day special alongside Highway 85.
Union Pacific 844 sounded Great as it worked up the grade towards the Wyoming border between Carr and Speer.
A spotless Union Pacific 844 starts the trek down the Greeley Sub. at Speer heading back to Denver with the Frontier Day special. The Steam era water tank still stands in the background.
A pair of flagless Union Pacific engines head South towards Denver with a train of Windmill blades.
UP 1989 leads a heavy N. Platte to La Salle manifest train Southbound into Nunn.
The Rio Grande Heritage engine traverses the East leg of the wye at Speer Jct. and heads South down the Greeley Sub.
The old steam engine era Water tank stands besides Mains #3 and #4 in the back... (more)
Rio Grande Heritage pays a visit to the Centennial State as it travels along the Centennial Highway (Hwy 85) at Ault as it heads South.