Rio Grande Heritage pays a visit to the Centennial State as it travels along the Centennial Highway (Hwy 85) at Ault as it heads South.
The Southern Pacific Heritage painted engine heads East at E. Portal
WAMX 4155, an ex-UP-originally D&RGW SD40T-2 and WAMX 3516, a GP35 lettered for the Palouse River & Coulee City rest at the Swan Ranch facility just outside of Cheyenne.
Union Pacific 1996, the SP painted Heritage engine heads Eastbound down the ex-D&RGW Moffat Tunnel line with an all EMD consist.
BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO trackage rights train snakes Eastbound down the Mofat Tunnel line. It is passing a UP maintenance of way truck at Blue Mtn. crossing.
Late in the evening, new BNSF 3937 heads South with a unit train of empty Cement hoppers.
KCS 4172 South crosses the bridge over the Arkansas River. The train picked up three local engines at Watts (2958, 2968, 1914) and will drop them off at Heavener
A pair of KCS engines have a roll on this Westbound empty Oil train as it heads across UP's mainline heading towards of Denver.
A pair of A&M ACe's pull ahead before setting out loaded Grain cars at Butterfield on the Southbound run out of Monnett.
The AAPRCO special "Spirit of St. Louis" highballs Westbound heading towards St. Louis.
The NS engine was added due to a stretch of 2.8% grade located on this ex-Southern line.
A pair of the General Electric Tier IV Demonstrator engines lead a Southbound loaded coal train.
A pair of KCS engines are visiting the Moffat Tunnel line as they head West of Denver between the sidings of Rocky and Eisele.
A pair of Norfolk Southern engines head North with a BNSF empty baretable train over this bridge that is still lettered for the Rio Grande.
In early morning light, the Chicago & North Western Heritage engine hustles out of Rock River heading Eastbound.
Under a Beautiful late Summer sky, BNSF 9110 heads North with an empty coal train with the landmark rock at Castle Rock in the background.