The curve at Palmer Lake had been a favorite with railroad photographers for decades, all the more so this June 27,1965, as traffic returns to the Joint Line after a massive series of floods wiped... (more)
With Amtrak P42DC No. 145 in “Heritage Phase III” paint on the lead, train No. 5, the California Zephyr, crosses the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon and approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado,... (more)
UP8561 leads a morning manifest towards Tunnel One on the Moffat Road. It is not unusual to get 60 degree days in January, however this day turned out to be a balmy 70 degrees.... Do not be alarme... (more)
America’s sweetheart streamliner, the D&RGW’s Rio Grande Zephyr Train 17 glides along the Colorado River near Dell on May 16, 1970 just two weeks after the advent of Amtrak when D&RGW elected not... (more)
D&RGW’s truncated Train 2, “Royal Gorge,” is loading passengers and about to depart Salida, Colo. for its trip back to Denver.
Amtrak train 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, rolls into Glenwood Springs, CO a few minutes before stopping at the depot downtown on a sunny February 1, 2015.
A BNSF manifest freight cruises westbound along the scenic Clark Fork at Woodlin (east of Thompson Falls), Montana, on September 17, 2011.
Montana Rail Link’s Paradise Local has finished running around its train at St. Regis, Montana, and is departing westbound for Paradise on September 15, 2011. Powered by two former Northern Pacifi... (more)
An H1 Dash 9 leads an empty unit grain train upriver past the rapids below Kootenai Falls at Kootenai Falls siding.
BNSF HGALPAS flies through the snow just west of Thompson Falls, Montana, on February 7, 2014. Single C44-9W No. 4381 is on the lead with another GE in DPU mode pushing on the rear.
The westbound California Zephyr (train #5) is about to enter tunnel #1 on the Moffat Route.
Specially-powered by brand new General Electric ES44DC No. 7687 and slowly moving northbound just south of Castle Rock over Colorado’s Joint Line on April 15, 2005, is a large 745-ton Belleli vess... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr passes the junction with the U.P. Craig branch, which curves up the hill to the right. Amtrak units 129 & 191 with seven cars.
Hanging out a Dutch Door on the Rio Grande Zephyr.