The softness of beautiful winter evening light captivates the frozen steam from his majesty the Big Boy. Wasatch class 4-8-8-4 is nearly home after an astoundin... (more)
Highball Sand Creek Junction
I still cannot believe I climbed that 18” deep snow covered slippery slope and waited in subzero windchills for this frame. The Big Boy, 4014 in al... (more)
The Glory of Steam
The Union Pacific Big Boy has just leaned into its steam pressure amidst the most glorious of atmospheric conditions. Heavy snow and steam wrap around me and... (more)
Union Pacific hustles PCBDV 27 with number 4222 on the point at Fort Luptin, CO on July 27th 2020. 92 degrees and dry fields and sunflowers are a stark contrast from the Colorado high country this... (more)
On May 2, 2019, the Union Pacific Railroad's Big Boy 4-8-8-4 #4014 made a test run from Cheyenne, Wyoming to Nunn, Colorado, before turning back due to time constraints for the steam crew. As the... (more)
With a bit of indulgence for its first on-the-fly night photo, Union Pacific Railroad's 4-8-8-4 #4014, affectionately chalked on May 3, 2019, as the "Big Boy" on the front of the locomotive by Ed ... (more)
UP 844 and 1943 lead the 2018 Edition of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Train. Here it is seen passing under Interstate 25 as it begins its southbound "deadhead" move to Denver, CO.
A group of people flock to the railroad tracks near Nunn, CO as UP 844 leads the Cheyenne Frontier Days deadhead special from Cheyenne, WY to Denver, CO on July 19th, 2018.
UP ET44AH #2613 leads the ZLADV south past the Peckham Feed just outside of La Salle, CO.
UP 844 flying south near Pierce, Colorado.
UP 844 crosses the South Platte River bridge just south of Greeley, CO leading the 2017 Cheyenne Frontier Days Train.
Ed Dickens prepares UP 844 for its departure out of Greeley, Colorado.
After a short thunderstorm, UP 844 races south through the small town of Nunn, CO.
After a short service stop in Greeley, UP 844 continues its trip north towards Cheyenne, WY.
After running up to "Frontier Days" in Cheyenne, Wyo., earlier in the day, UP 844 and UP DDA40X 6936 roll down the Greeley Subdivision back to Denver in the evening hours of July 20, 2013.