A pair of Union Pacific’s abundant GE AC4400CWs lead an eastbound coal train out of the 6.21-mile Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado, during the peak of autumn color in the high country on Oct... (more)
Winter Skies over the Great Divide
Winter weather is moving in on the Great Divide between milepost 50 and 45 on the Moffat Road.
Light Snow is Just Beginning to Fall
The Great Divide stands tall and proud over East Portal, CO. The daily Provo train is gently rolling through the tangents on its eastward p... (more)
Snowy Morning at the Divide
A picture book snow fall is underway within a few short miles of the Great Divide at East Portal, CO on the Moffat Road. In this frame the Grand Jun... (more)
Aspen Glow at East Portal
Early morning sun ignites the aspen groves ablaze in golden color along South Boulder Creek.
Red, Yellow, Stainless Steel, & Green
Amtrak, train 5 The California Zephyr is rolling through the fall splendor of the Moffat Subdivision on a vibrant late September morn.
The Valley of the Giants
Westbound into the sunset late in the summer the evening sun will fill this valley at East Portal on the Moffat Sub. Tailings below me from an abando... (more)
Running two hours later than normal due to scheduled track maintenance, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr climbs through the Rocky Mountains between the sidings of Tolland and East Portal on UP... (more)
The Great Divide at East Portal
A Winter storm is just clearing from the 14,000 foot peaks of the Great Divide. Just after 8 o-clock the daily BNSF Provo Lincoln manifest i... (more)
After spending most of the day climbing the Rocky Mountains, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr begins the descent down to Denver after emerging from the east portal of the 6.2 mile long Moffat ... (more)
Aspens and all the foliage in full peak Fall color line the picturesque valley east of Rollins Pass and the Great Divide. The Union Pacific maintains the main line railroad that goes through the R... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train has exited the 6.21-mile Moffat Tunnel as is passing by East Portal siding on a bright September 15, 2018, morning in Colorado’s high country.
A load of black diamonds emerges from the 6.21 mile long Moffat Tunnel, and passes a MOW worker sweeping out the switch points.
Dwarfed by the Rockies overhead, the eastbound California Zephyr exits the lengthy darkness of Moffat Tunnel.
Moffat and Rollins- With eastbound coal snaking out of the 6.2 mile long Moffat Tunnel, one can't help but marvel at the sheer size of the mountains here. With the former grade of the lin... (more)