RailPictures.Net Photo: DPR-1 Deseret Power Railway E-60 at Near Dinosaur, Colorado by Dick Ebright
 
  Login Sign Up 


Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo


View Larger Map
Deseret Power Railway (more..)
E-60 (more..)
Moffat Co. Road 61 Xing (more..)
Near Dinosaur, Colorado, USA (more..)
March 20, 2018
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
DPR-1 (more..)
None (more..)
Dick Ebright (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
The Deseret Power Ry. in western Colorado and eastern Utah has exactly one at grade crossing of a public road in its entire 35 mile length. This level crossing is of unpaved Moffat County Road 61, the Deserado Mine Road, and is about 2 or 3 miles from the loadout. If you are thinking that this railroad is in a really remote area, you are correct. The crossing is protected by regular crossing gates with flashing lights and a bell (all solar powered), although the bell was not working the last time I was there. The area of this road crossing is also the location of two high tension power lines which cross above the railroad just west of the road crossing. In my mind all the poles and wires make for a pretty cluttered view for photographing eastbound empty trains. In all my years of shooting the DPR I have never taken a picture at the crossing, until 2 days ago (03/20/18). It actually turned out better than I expected.
Community Response Photo Comments (0) 
Views: 1,587     Favorited: 6
Since added on March 22, 2018

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
 
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.



Photo Copyright 2018 Dick Ebright. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2020. All Rights Reserved.
Do Not Sell My Personal Information