After rounding the base of Blue Mountain the California Zephyr enters the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon and will soon run up to Tunnel 1 at Plainview, Colorado.
The California Zephyr makes a 180 degree turn at the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado. After rounding the corner it will climb the grade towards Tunnel 1.
The California Zephyr runs along Blue Mountain before entering Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
Amtrak engine #19 has just blasted through a four foot snow drift as it runs through Coal Creek Canyon on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
UP 6262 (a former Southern Pacific AC4400CW) runs through Coal Creek Canyon on the Moffat Tunnel Sub and heads towards the shadows of Blue Mountain.
BNSF 5807 (ES44AC) leads a CSX and a freight through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
Amtrak 174 leads the California Zephyr #5 through the cut at the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon.
The #5 California Zephyr has left Denver in the morning and runs through Coal Creek Canyon with three power units, perhaps in anticipation of the snowstorm that is suppose to hit later in the day.... (more)
A frosty California Zephyr is getting the full brunt of the massive snow storm that walloped the Colorado Front Range.
The #5 California Zephyr has a hard time of it today. After it left Denver Union Station it was stopped for 3 hours in Arvada, Colorado while track crews fixed a faulty switch. It then encounter... (more)
BNSF 7016 (ES44C4) leads a long freight down the Moffat line through Coal Creek Canyon, with the rear of the train making it down the steep grade from Tunnel #1.
BNSF 7016 (ES44C4) winds through Coal Creek Canyon with a freight on the Moffat Tunnel Sub. The DPU can be seen in the background helping to slow the cars coming down from Tunnel #1.
Blue Mountain Snowy Aerial
A fresh 10” of snow left a picture perfect morning scene only capable on a UAV along the Flatirons just right for a Union Pacific manifest fr... (more)
Winter Storm Morning Light
Number 5 was about an hour and 40 minutes behind at Fort Morgan today. I was on my heels trying to work this all time favorite spot in full ... (more)
Warbonnet 4705 (Dash9) runs a freight through the S curves in Coal Creek Canyon on its way to Denver, Colorado.