Westbound priority Z flies through the tangents at the Sherman Granite near Dale, WYO. The fragile high altitude botanicals are in full bloom on this most famous of hills at Dale Creek Junction.
The Big Boy, number 4014 is nearing the end of its journey home to Cheyenne, WYO at Terry Ranch. Blizzard conditions with drifts covering the right of way and just a kiss of late afternoon sun hig... (more)
With only minutes of sunlight left, UP 1988 (The KATY Heritage Unit) leads the Global 1 to Salt Lake City, UT Z Train through the crossing at Harriman, WY on May 12th, 2020
At the end of the day a BNSF coal empty returns to the Powder River Basin, climbing a slight grade as it heads toward Orin Jct. In the background the North Platte River flows into the Glendo Reser... (more)
In the south eastern corner of Wyoming is a abrupt escarpment of sandstone and rock that rises from the farmland along the Platte River to the high plains. The Union Pacific's Yoder subdivision ... (more)
The last light of the day greets BNSF 9248 as it winds it train of coal empties around a curve and up a short grade along the North Plate River near Glendo, WY. The train will connect with Joint L... (more)
On the first day of the "Great Race to Ogden," UP 4014 + UP 844 climb Sherman Hill just west of Perkins, Wyoming. This view is from a pinnacle located on the former AX Ranch.
After crossing over tracks at the previous control point, UP 1943 returns to track speed and continues west leading the Council Bluffs to Denver Passenger Special towards the small town of Egbert,... (more)
UP 4014 and UP 844 head westbound on UP's Larimie Sub,. The train is just east of Rock River, WY.
With 21 covered hoppers, 3 support cars, 2 water bottles, and diesel 8167 on the drawbar Big Boy 4014 begins its great trek across the American Midwest by storming east up Archer Hill just a few m... (more)
UP 1995, the Chicago and North Western heritage unit, leads the Global 1, IL to Los Angeles, CA intermodal train into Rock River after tackling Sherman Hill.
UP AC45CCTE, 7510 west tailed 4014 into Rawlins and is seen sliding into Sinclair, Wyoming with it's train of stacks on May 4, 2019.
UP 4014 and 844 steaming in the sunrise
After a successful second day of break-in running on the way to Ogden, Big Boy 4014 cools its heels in Rock Springs as an eastbound stack train passes on the main.