Leaving Ruby Canyon behind, UP 8758 follows the Colorado river for one last time at Westwater, UT. The tracks will soon head upgrade onto the high desert while the River will head through Westwate... (more)
BNSF"s Denver to Provo train follows the Colorado River as it heads Westbound just East of De Beque. The Roan Cliffs dominate in the background.
Fresh looking Rio Grande #5516 leads a detouring Grand Jct. to Norfolk Western/Kansas City manifest train Eastbound down the Moffat Tunnel line.
Union Pacific #6480 passes over the Uncompahgre River bridge near the town of Austin on the N. Fork Branch
Union Pacific #5490 leads a Richmond, CA to W. Elk Mine empty coal train as it negotiates the big horseshoe curve near Austin on the N. Fork Branch.
A BNSF trackage rights train heads Eastbound between Thompson and Cisco, UT in early morning light.
Following along the Gunnison River, this W. Elk Mine to Pt. Stockton, CA loaded coal train is about 4 miles South of Grand Jct. on the N. Fork Branch late in the evening of Feb. 17th.
With Grand Mesa in the background, UP #7858 heads North on the N. Fork Branch with a loaded coal train. At Grand Junction the train will head East towards Denver.
BNSF #8193 leads a detouring empty Grain train Eastbound out of Ruby Canyon.
Union Pacific #6458 leads on this loaded coal train seen just West of the city of Delta on the North Fork Branch.
Amtrak Heritage engine #156 leads the Eastbound California Zephyr between Cameo and Tunnel sidings in De Beque Canyon.
Santa Fe SF30C #9518 painted in the SPSF merger colors leads a leased and renumber Conrail SD40-2 and a Santa Fe GP39-2 Southbound at the North entrance to the Air Force Academy.
Three trains are seen in this view!
SP 9179 heads West on the main at Canyon while SP 8561 waits at the East end of the siding. In the background, a Santa Fe train heads Eastbound on the North M... (more)
Rio Grande #5376 heads up this consist on an empty coal train approaching Tunnel #1 that also includes a Santa Fe SD45 in the SPSF merger scheme and Santa Fe #5501, a SD45 B-unit!
Norfolk Southern #8035 leads this Westbound empty Union Pacific coal train around the Big Ten curve on the Moffat Tunnel line.