By August of 2016, the searchlight signals located along the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision were in their final days. Replacement signals had been installed from Fraser all the way to Bond. In this ... (more)
Coal loads for Denver ease through Rio Grande's Byers Canyon near Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo., on Sept. 30, 2017.
As the snow falls deep within the Rocky Mountains, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr climbs the grade out of Tolland Siding and up towards the Moffat Tunnel on December 23rd, 2017.
As a powerful thunderstorm can be seen in the distance, UP 6365 (an ex SP AC4400CW) leads the North Yard to Roper manifest past the Cold War Horse just west of Leyden Siding on June, 13th, 2016. T... (more)
After meeting the westbound California Zephyr up at Crescent Siding, FXE 4691 emerges out of Tunnel One and starts the descent into Coal Creek Canyon on December 30th, 2017.
In the afternoon sunlight just east of Cliff Siding, Ferromex ES44AC #4691 leads a colorful consist on the BNSF Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest on December 30th, 2017.
Deep within the Rocky Mountains during a light snowfall, silence is interrupted as Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr races through Tolland Siding en route to the warmer state of California on J... (more)
The daily Denver to Provo manifest grinds up the east side of the Continental Divide with clear signals all the way to East Portal.
As the sun rises in the east, Amtrak's Winter Park Express races west out of Leyden Siding towards the Winter Park Ski Resort on January 7th, 2017 with the Phase I heritage unit #156 leading the t... (more)
After meeting the eastbound California Zephyr at Sulphur Siding, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr snakes west through Byers Canyon on the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision running around 4 hours la... (more)
As seen from California Zephyr car, the Silver Lariat, we look back at the Silver Rapids and Silver Solarium as they traverse the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe on the rear of Amtrak C... (more)
With the Colorado aspen still at peak colors in this late September view, an eastbound UP coal train charges through Hot Sulphur Springs on UP's ex-Rio Grande mainline.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train eases into the S curves just east of Kremmling on its way to Denver from the coal loadouts of Colorado.
In the warm early afternoon sunlight, BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest snakes around the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon, CO with quite the colorful consist leading the train.
While the Denver Metro area experiences 40 degree temperatures and partly cloudy skies, a whole different weather story can be found deep within the Rocky Mountains. As the snow falls and the temp... (more)