"N Line Over the South Platte River"
A RTD N Line Test Train heads north over the South Platte River as seen from the Colorado Front Range Trail at Steele Street Park. The "N Line" is RTD'... (more)
BNSF 6017, fresh out of being repainted into the 25th Anniversary scheme, pulls a southbound coal load across the old Santa Fe bridge, at Larkspur, CO, on Sept 5, 2020.
BNSF 6184 (ES44AC) shoves a long hopper train through the refineries in Commerce City on its way to Denver.
Nearly Home over the Rio Chama
Rotary OY and team spent the day fighting snow on the mountain and returning home over the bridge at Dolce, NM. The warm light of this sunset hid... (more)
A massive wildfire in the Colorado Rocky Mountains necessitated the use by the BNSF of the Union Pacific's Greeley sub to temporarily reroute trains through Wyoming. Because of the lack of famili... (more)
Over the Arroyo at Deer Trail
Over the dry arroyo near Deer Trail, CO, Union Pacific The Big Boy #4014 rolls over the open prairie of a very Colorado eastern plains scene. Th... (more)
The Georgetown Loop Railroad uses a variety of steam and diesel engines to run between Georgetown and Silver Plume. The trains pass over the Devils Gate Trestle, a nine story high structure origi... (more)
BNSF 8171 (ES44C4) crosses a bridge in Greenland, Colorado that still sports the iconic Rio Grande lettering.
The remnants of the previous days winter storm, the “Bomb Cyclone” that ravaged the Midwest and the mountain states in March of 2019 leaves a beautiful evening glint on Amtrak’s California Zephyr ... (more)
The Union Pacific local, lead by UP 712 (GP38-2), passes over the twin bridges in lower downtown Denver on its way to Littleton, Colorado.
Amtrak 'Veterans' #42 crosses the South Platte River as it leads the California Zephyr out of Denver, Colorado.
It's a beautiful mid-summer morning as former Westside Lumber Company Shay #12 backs its train over the Devil's Gate high bridge headed for Devil's Gate station on the Georgetown Loop.
Former IRCA locomotive #40 backs its train down the Georgetown Loop's Devil's Gate High Bridge. It is the final day of operation for the original loop operator, and all three loop locomotives are... (more)
BNSF 8460 (SD70ACe) climbs over a stone archway on its way to Palmer Lake, Colorado.
On a beautiful fall morning, D&RGW #487 crosses the 175' trestle over the Rio de los Pinos at mile marker 324.5 with a stock train headed for Osier. We'll load cattle there.
From a 2... (more)