3985 3967 UP Challenger steam railroad locomotive

This SVS Film DVD is available in both US and UK formats from www.svsfilm.com All three July 2003 railfan trips with Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 #3985 ‘Challenger’ are included. Features: Brief scenes of current day Cheyenne railroad operations Big Boy 4004 on static display in Holiday Park, Cheyenne 4-8-4 844 two brief action scenes from 1997 Tennessee Pass tour Review of 844 restoration work in UP Steam Shops, Cheyenne Moving and static views of 3985 outside Cheyenne Shops Cab tour of 3985 and cab view of 3985 backing into Shops Sherman Hill Model Railroad Club tour – July 12 2003 – from Cheyenne to Laramie over Sherman Hill with 16 cars and NO diesels, including on-train views from leading passenger car and trackside at all seven photo runbys (four different runby locations) Denver Post trip – July 19 2003 – lineside views at Platteville, near Terry Ranch, Speer and Nunn. Rocky Mountain Railroad Club excursion – July 20 2003 – featuring 3985 renumbered as 3967 and fitted with smoke-deflectors for Denver to Terry Ranch (Cheyenne) excursion. Pre-departure views at Denver Union Station, extensive cab footage on board 3967 between Platteville and Greeley, then three runby locations Total running time approximately 1 hour 2 minutes. Filmed in digital video, stereo sound, except for the two brief 844 1997 clips which are digitally remastered Hi8 video. Informative maps and narration included.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

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