Morning Light & Mountain Pastures
Grand Junction to Denver manifest made a timely appearance for a shot I’ve been attempting in that special light in a fresh 10” of mountain ... (more)
Conductor Del Trefry has just thrown a switch in the UP's North Yard and provides a good scale comparison of the monster size of the Big Boy locomotive 4014, which is emerging from a cloud of stea... (more)
Eagle on the Continental Divide
The Union Pacific heritage Missouri Pacific Eagle rolls into the morning sun just after sunrise on a summer’s morning east of the Great Divi... (more)
Rio Grande Heritage
The lines of our heritage hang loosely connected to infinity; relics from the last century scattered and disconnected. The stories these code line poles cou... (more)
Eastbound into the first light of a mid winter day glows on the open prairie and pumpkin orange BNSF at track speed. The warm color pallet disguises the sub zero... (more)
Snow Locked Flatirons
Westbound, high out on the Flatirons above the Great Plains in full snow flock the Provo manifest swoops in and out of tunnel 2, 3, and onward to the Gr... (more)
The Big Boy at C&S Junction!
Passing the signal bridge near Pecos in Denver, #4014 is preparing to reverse into North Yard for the night. Overcast skies give clue to the blizz... (more)
The Valley of the Giants
Westbound into the sunset late in the summer the evening sun will fill this valley at East Portal on the Moffat Sub. Tailings below me from an abando... (more)
Fall in the Mountains
Winter has left an overnight treat on this late Fall day on the Moffat Road near the Great Divide. A classic shot taken as low as possible to avoid obsc... (more)
Fresh heavy snow flocks the entire region to the Great Divide on this early Winter day. Eastbound MGJNY with #7082 on the point
heavy in lumber and building supplies for Denver from the Pacific ... (more)
A long Union Pacific coal train makes its way around Big Ten Curve as it drops down the 2% grade while rounding the wide 280 degree curve.
The sun briefly pokes out of the clouds as UP 8705 leads the Herzog Ballast train up and out of Coal Creek Canyon while laying new ballast for the tracks.
After being pounded by a thunderstorm, the sun returns along the Rocky Mountains as the CWEMS9-12 snakes around Coal Creek Canyon by Blue Mountain Rd.
UP AC4400CW #5989 begins its descent down the mountains leading the CWEMS9-12 out of Tolland Siding and along South Boulder Creek.
On a gorgeous summer afternoon, Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8541 leads the North Yard (Denver)-Phippsburg, Colorado manifest west up the 2-percent grade in the canyon east of Tolland, Colorado on Ju... (more)