On the morning of March 27, 2009, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr curves toward Crescent, Colorado, on a snowy Union Pacific Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
Moffat Storm Front
A strong upslope Storm Front that will drop snow at higher elevations pushes a steady rain into South Draw. The empty oil train moves out of the rain falling across th... (more)
UP 6791 (AC4400CW) leads a loaded coal train through Crescent, Colorado. 4-25-2021c 1600c
Union Pacific 6791 (AC4400CW) leads a loaded coal train around the corner at Crescent on a sunny Colorado day.
A Gross Dam Fine Snow
Crescent on a glorious snowy morning in October one of my favorite subjects in life. Amtrak makes it’s dependable appearance just after 900. Gross r... (more)
May Snows bring Spring Flowers
A beautiful morning at Crescent begs the lens and an appropriate eastbound in full sunshine in among the heavy flock after a late spring sn... (more)
After leaving Denver in the morning, the California Zephyr #5 train runs through Crescent, Colorado, giving riders a view of Gross Reservoir and the snow-capped Rocky Mountains.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train, led by Chicago & North Western AC4400CW No. 8818, drops down the two-percent grade out of Tunnel 15 and is about to enter Tunnel 14, near Crescent, Colorado,... (more)
Silver Lady in the Rockies
Homecoming was always a special occasion for me; I never missed an opportunity to capture the Silver Lady when she came home to her mountains. ... (more)
Oil Can for Utah via the Moffat Road
Wednesday January 20, 2021 at West Crescent UP 6007 leads the empty oil called at 0740 for Wildcat Utah. A special visitor from back ... (more)
BNSF 6087 (ES44AC) shoves a freight through the corner of Crescent, Colorado on a beautiful sunny day.
Eagle on the Continental Divide
The Union Pacific heritage Missouri Pacific Eagle rolls into the morning sun just after sunrise on a summer’s morning east of the Great Divi... (more)
The snow is falling and the sub-freezing winds are blowing as the California Zephyr rounds the curve at Crescent, Colorado.
Amidst low clouds and light snow, the California Zephyr #6 rounds the corner at Crescent, Colorado. It will take another hour an a half to get to Denver's Union Station, but I doubt the riders w... (more)
Wind and Winter
Eastbound and into the turn at Crescent the HPVODEN1 is leaning into the high winds and sub zero windchill which is blowing the camera man off the rock overlook... (more)