A beautiful backdrop is seen just north of Bond as five UP engines lead the Phippsburg Local east as they round the horseshoe curve at Copper Spur Road.
DRGW 5353 at Bond, CO with train #742, July 26, 1977
DRGW 5353 at Bond, CO with train #742, about to pass the old water tank that still remained on this July 26, 1977 day.
DRGW 5353 comes off the Craig Sub at Bond, CO, on July 26, 1977, with train #742.
An empty rail train heads east out of Bond with a trio UP units as sun shines through a break in the clouds.
Located high above Colorado State Highway 131, UP 1988 leads an eastbound coal load toward the end of the Craig Branch at Center Bond. To the left, you can see another coal load on the main at Bon... (more)
Eastbound BNSF tonnage rolls east on the Dotsero Cutoff. The train is about two miles from joining the Moffat Line at Bond.
Chasing the California Zephyr is an endurance test - it doesn't provide many opportunities to leisurely scope out vantage points and get ahead of the train. Climbing quickly to get into position, ... (more)
The California Zephyr snakes along the Colorado River past mountains that dwarf the train and rafters enjoying nature.
Big mountains, big trains, big power. Moving heavy trains through the Rocky Mountains is no easy task. 100+ car coal trains often utilize mid train DPUs (Distributed Power Units), such as t... (more)
The shadows are quickly enveloping the Colorado River valley floor at Bond, CO as a pair engines shove on the rear of empty hoppers departing the main line onto the Craig Branch.
A westbound freight crosses the Colorado River at Bond, CO.
A pair of AC4400CWs wait to help take an empty hopper train up the Craig Branch for loading in the Yampa Valley coal fields.
With Little Gore Canyon in the background, Amtrak train 5 rolls along near Bond, CO on November 9, 2017.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr rolls thru the control point at Orestod, just east of Bond, CO. This is Thursday in March, and the consist is a few cars shorter than the weekend or summer trains. ... (more)