The popularity of train travel by train has seen a recent resurgence, and trains have a legitimate claim in Cheyenne that has made it America's "Railroad Capital." At its heart, Cheyenne is a railroad town. Its first residents were men who moved west to work on the transcontinental railroad. Train enthusiasts will find themselves in train heaven in Cheyenne, as its various rail attractions are really quite impressive. The Cheyenne Depot and the Big Boy Steam Engine are just two of the attractions in the area for train enthusiasts.
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Designated a National Historic Landmark, this former Union Pacific Depot has been restored to its original glory. Home to a...MORE >>
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Built in 1890 in New Jersey, this is Wyoming's oldest steam engine. Known as Ol' Sadie, the engine ran the...MORE >>
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The Union Pacific roundhouse, turntable and machine shop are located in the westcentral portion of the Union Pacific rail yards in...MORE >>