South Draw A westbound BNSF manifest climbs the grade at Tunnel 16 on the steep 2%+ climb at South Draw. The train is crossing a small creek that flows under ROW at the bottom of the larg... (more)
Battle of 100 Loads One Hundred loads of rock is lifted up South Draw for a West-Slope track project. The very heavy westbound is slowly moving up the 2%+ grade and 10 degree curves of S... (more)
A set of six Union Pacific six-motor locomotives heads upgrade light engine through Tunnel 16 in South Draw east of Crescent, Colorado, on the afternoon of September 17, 2019.
BNSF 6317 (ES44AC) leads a freight through the curve at Crescent, Colorado and will continue heading down the mountain until it reaches Denver, Colorado.
BNSF 7869 (ES44DC) rounds the corner at Crescent, Colorado as it leads a freight eastbound on the Moffat Tunnel Sub towards Denver.
The eastbound Rocky Mountaineer clears Crescent after PTC issues caused a delay
An eastbound BNSF 6317 (ES44AC) meets the California Zephyr as it runs a freight through Crescent, Colorado on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
Westbound 5 climbs the tunnel district at Crescent, CO with 164’s first run with new Heritage Paint.
Into South Draw
Amtrak 6 works east through old tunnel 17 inside South Draw.
The color coordinated Rocky Mountaineer passenger train runs through Crescent, Colorado, giving passengers a good look at the Gross Dam Reservoir that is being expanded to hold more water.
The sun is shining, and the Colorado mountains of the Continental Divide look great covered in snow as BNSF 6317 (ES44AC) leads the Provo train through the curve at Crescent.
Spring Morning Light in the High Country
Rocky Mountaineer hustles clean and neat over the high fill just before tunnel 19 on a pleasant Sunday spring morning in April.
Sunrise in the Tunnel District
A rare spectacle of First light of a winter sunrise glows softly inside Eldorado Canyon glints off the power of the westbound BNSF Provo, UT manifest eas... (more)
Freezing Fog and Sun
Eastbound into the ledge of a winter freezing fog bank and delightful hoar frost event in the Rockies and caught at the division point between the morning sun over... (more)
With snow clouds moving over, the Union Pacific moved Denver & Rio Grande Western Jordan Spreader AX-41 down the Moffat Tunnel Sub on its journey to Rawlins, Wyoming. It would eventually get stuc... (more)