Spring in Echo Canyon... A westbound Union Pacific freight train for Salt Lake City and points west eases through Echo Canyon on the route of the original Union Pacific mainline.
Union Pacific Big Boy 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 leads UP 844 toward Ogden, UT, exiting a pair of mainline tunnels just east of Morgan, Utah.
On the evening of May 12, 2019, Union Pacific Railroad's Big Boy #4014 is accentuated by the setting sun as it rests for the night at Evanston, Wyoming. The glint highlights the wheel arrangement... (more)
The Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy #4014 leads 4-8-4 #844 eastwardly out of Evanston, Wyoming, on the second leg of the return to Cheyenne, Wyoming.
The Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy #4014 is idle on Saturday, May 11, as the sun sets on it after its first week of service. The Big Boy is tied down at Evanston, WY and ready for a Sunday run to ... (more)
The Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 Big Boy #4014 and “the little engine” 4-8-4 #844 lead the first ever publicly-ridden excursion eastbound through Castle Rock, Utah on the way to Evanston, Wyoming.
As the sun began to rise in the Wasatch Mountains on Saturday, May 11, a Union Pacific Chicago to LA intermodal train is seen making a pause at Peterson, Utah, with the Chicago & North Western tri... (more)
As the sun sets on the first leg of the return to Cheyenne for the Big Boy's awakening debut, the excitement for the remainder of the year's trips is still in place. UP 4-8-8-4 #4014 is basking i... (more)
With the Great Race 150 complete, the return trip to Cheyenne, Wyoming is under way for the Union Pacific Steam Team and the awakened Big Boy 4-8-8-4 #4014 and the 4-8-4 #844. The train is seen a... (more)
Union Pacific Railroad's Great Race Transcon 150 train departs Evanston, Wyoming on May 8, following Ed Dickens highball statement of "let's go make some history" as they pull in throttl... (more)
Union Pacific Railroad's Great Race Transcon 150 train is just a few miles from reaching the terminus at Ogden, Utah, as it is dwarfed by the mountains that rise above Uintah, UT.
Union Pacific Railroad's Great Race Transcon 150 train is seen gaining some speed after departing Echo, Utah and passing through Henefer on the way to Morgan. Interestingly the smoke/steam obscur... (more)
Good Morning Big Boy No. 4014... Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 No. 4014 and 4-8-4 No. 844 double-head west across the Overland Route near Granger at sunrise on May 6, 2019.
UP 7956 leads the westbound K-G1CI near Henefer, Utah. I-84 parallels most of the mainline from Henefer to Ogden.
Emerging from Echo Canyon, a westbound Union Pacific doublestack train passes through the town of Echo located on UP's Evanston Subdivision.