Eastward at east portal what seems like a series of daily trains, crude oil fills the S turn past the tunnel.
East Portal Fall & Rocky Mountaineer
Fall gold and yellow line the valley below Rollins Pass for the 2pm arrival of the eastbound Mountaineer
The eastbound Rocky Mountaineer passenger train has exited the Moffat Tunnel surrounded by golden autumn color at East Portal, Colorado, on September 26, 2023. The train is crossing County Road 16... (more)
Eastbound loaded crude oil train OXPSJ-24 is seen passing over the Continental Divide through the Moffat Tunnel. Completed in 1927, the Moffat Tunnel bypassed the steep and treacherous grade over ... (more)
It is 7:22am and the valley in which the Moffat Tunnel is located is half lit by the rising sun. A trio of BNSF DPUs brings up the tail end of a westbound coal train, which is disappearing in to t... (more)
Aspens in the Valley
Fall in the valley below Rollins
In a view from my campsite off the old Denver & Salt Lake Railway’s grueling, long abandoned route over lofty Rollins Pass is Union Pacific MGJNY exiting the 6.21-mile Moffat Tunnel. It’s 8:45... (more)
The Continental Divide looms overhead and autumn is making its presence known in Colorado’s high country as Union Pacific’s MGJNY freight rolls downgrade after exiting the 6.21-mile Moffat Tun... (more)
BNSF's Denver-Provo trackage rights manifest passes through the beautiful scenery found near the Moffat Tunnel at close to 9,000 feet above sea level.
Storm Light on the Executive Fleet
Rolling in on the Kansas & Pacific westbound for Denver.
Proper leaders in the new snow.
Pepsi at my Favorite Spot
Good looking unit hustling the westbound 5 nearly on time near the Moffat Tunnel.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr passes Union Pacific’s MNYPV (North Yard in Denver to Provo, Utah) freight in a March snowstorm at East Portal, Colorado, on March 24, 2007. The lead unit ... (more)
Winter Park Express 2023
East Portal in a very winter feeling.
Snowballs and Ice Bombs Fly
Drift busting at East Portal, Amtrak 5 tomorrow will be in sunny warm California.