The popularity of travel by train has seen a recent resurgence, and trains have a history in Cheyenne that makes 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 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 trainiacs. Scroll below for more attractions.