Union Pacific, steam locomotive, Nebraska, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Overland Route, Valley Eagle, photo

UP No. 844_Blizzard_Near Cheyenne

East of Cheyenne, Wyoming

Union Pacific steam locomotive No. 844 pauses in a spring time blizzard on 2 April 2010 east of Cheyenne, Wyoming. The train is dubbed the "Valley Eagle" and will travel east along the "Overland Route" across Nebraska, down into Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas into the Rio Grande valley. This photo has had no special affects added by Photoshop. The impressionistic feel is due to the blowing snow. Photo © copyright by J. P. Bell.