Friday, July 18, 2008

Cheyenne Frontier Days Special Train Tops Summer Weekend In Colorado

This is just a reminder to everyone about the activities tomorrow. Any time you're looking for updated information on Colorado railroads, be sure to drop by the Special Events Calendar.

First, we have the Cheyenne Frontier Days Special Train run by Union Pacific between Denver and Cheyenne. The train runs again tomorrow. While the tickets have been sold out, there's likely to be a spot or two open on the photo line. This will be the last scheduled run of UP steam on the Front Range this year, seeing that the 2008 State Fair Express is already canceled.

Second is the Colorado Railroad Museum's 4th annual Wine & Cheese Train. An historic narrow gauge passenger train powered by a steam or diesel locomotive will run at approximately 20-minute intervals between 10 am. and 4 p.m. on the museum grounds.

Third and last is the Colorado Wildflower Special on the Leadville, Colorado & Southern. The train is scheduled to leave the station at 10:00 a.m. The tickets run $40.00.

Have fun this weekend, and don't forget to check the weather!
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Chris May's Photos of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Special

1 comment:

Chris May said...

Good Morning! I've got some shots of the Frontier Days Train up at http://www.pbase.com/copcarss/frontierdays08 for those who might have missed it. It was a good show this year, although I think I would have liked to see the Es instead of 6936 trailing.

BTW, UP steam will be making another appearance for the Democratic National Convention. I think 844 is scheduled to run, but I heard that all 3985 needs is a paint job before she's finished. Here's hoping she gets done and that we get to see a double header!