Just after sunrise, a pair of SD70s hustles an empty unit coal train northbound, skirting the shore of Palmer Lake.
In the evening sun, a pair of Dash-9's in Heritage II paint zip northbound on the former Rio Grande portion of the Joint Line.
With the last train of the day, 111 barks up the final grade atop a cut stone wall over Clear Creek.
In the shine of an early-afternoon rain, 111 blasts upgrade with a Silver Plume train.
Having crested Raton Pass, the eastbound Southwest Chief eases down the north side of the mountain into Colorado.
The eastbound Southwest Chief races to stay ahead of a fast-moving storm as it approaches Lowe. Is this photo a metaphor for the future of the Southwest Chief under Anderson? You decide.
Silent Sentinels- Standing tall over the former Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe main line, two aged semaphore signals control the movements of but two trains per day. With the reorganization of... (more)
Nevada Northern #40 has her ashes dumped at the end of another day of trips.
High-stepping up the Keystone Branch with a clean stack, #40 leads the Steptoe Valley Flyer over Gleason Creek.
Barking out of Tunnel 1, Number 40 is bound for Keystone with the Steptoe Valley Flyer.
A View From Above- As seen from the top of the concrete coaling tower that dominates the Ely skyline, Nevada's Official State Steam Locomotive makes its way back to the west end of the yard... (more)
Resting briefly in Chama Yard, K-36 #484 sits beside a D&RGW long reefer- a classic Rio Grande narrow gauge scene.
Easing down the steep grade from Cumbres Pass, the Engineer & Fireman School train passes Cresco Tank.
Cooling its heels while the student crew goes to beans, K-36 #484 stands at the precipice of the steep 4% grade down to Chama.
Having made its meet with the eastbound passenger train, K-36 #484 climbs through the curve at Los Pinos, bound for Cumbres Pass.