Great Race to Promontory -150th Anniversary
On May 4th, 2019, the iconic Big Boy No. 4014, after its five-year revitalization, took to the rails for the first time in 60 years.
The popularity of 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. Scroll below for more attractions.