An eastbound piggyback passes Grand Junction Yard behind 3114, 3126 and 5347 in August 1985.
Rio Grande F9 5771 lights up the night shortly after being restored in original 4-stripe Grande gold and silver at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Leaving Denver behind Rio Grande's Railblazer piggyback train heads west out of Denver near Leyden, Colorado on a hot July 9, 1989.
Unusually with three SD45s on the point, 5333, 5317, 5319 with 3051 negotiate the S curve into Rifle in September 1981. 5333 has reverse colour Rio Grande signage on the nose.
A pair of Rio Grande Tunnel Motors, the 5346 and 5412 both covered with typical road grime, lead ex-Conrail GP40 3133 East in splendid Fall Colors through Pando on the now closed Tennessee Pass li... (more)
The west local traverses the Rocky Spur above an eastbound coal train powered by Southern Pacific AC4400CWs in the siding at Rocky, Colorado. Power for the West Local is Rio Grande GP30s No. 3003 ... (more)
Westbound D&RGW manifest No. 143 drops downgrade at Mitchell, CO on June 14, 1989, led by SP B36-7 No. 7759 and a pure lashup of SP power.
Eastbound manifest No. 134 was slowly grinding upgrade at Mitchell, CO on June 14, 1989, with SD50 No. 5513, GP40 No. 3136 and CSX B30-7 No. 5504.
Rio Grande SD40T-2's 5356, 5394, 5359 and SD50 5501 have just emerged from Tunnel #3 as they head Eastbound with a loaded coal train destined for Colorado Springs.
The Denver South Local, powered on this day by solo GP30 3008, heads South at South Denver past the Gates Rubber Plant.
Perfect Plumage. Engineer Bill Colley wraps a gorgeous gray plume around the point as he brings his mixed freight east (compass west....LOL!) onto the famous High Line Horseshoe Curve in Ro... (more)
Steamscape - Shalona Lake. The stillness of a snowy winter morning in the San Juan Foothills is shattered by the explosive stack talk of a D&RGW K-28 as it claws its way along the rock ledg... (more)
Eastbound Silverton Mixed. A D&RGW Mixed Freight lifts the pops as she slowly transits the High Line toward Rockwood Colorado on a chilly winter morning. The train depicted here is typica... (more)
D&RGW Local switches a local lumber yard at Littleton,CO. on the Joint Line along Santa Fe Ave.. Looks like the local Schlitz distributer still had some signage deep into Coors territory.
Rio Grande SD40T-2 5380, Union Pacific SD40-2 3615 and a trio of Missouri Pacific SD40-2's, 6003, 6014 and 6016 head East with a loaded coal train that contains 3 experimental Ortner aluminum hopp... (more)