Amtrak 154 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through arguably the most scenic stretch of the journey from Chicago to Emeryville, California. It will include 28 tunnels, breathtaking views of mo... (more)
Amtrak 175 (P42DC) has just exited Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Tunnel Sub and is heading to Plainview, Colorado. It will pass through 28 more tunnels before it gets to the 6 mile long Moffat Tunnel, ... (more)
Chicago and Northwestern heritage is glowing in the morning sun at Tunnel 1 near Coal Creek. CNW has a lot of history on the Moffat Road over the years with their connections with the Union Pacifi... (more)
The Flatirons are shrouded in a winter storm while the HPVODEN1 BNSF Provo to Lincoln manifest glides along in the fresh powder on an early February morning.
The hazy skies caused by recent wildfires open up a light hole on the tracks just as BNSF 6103 (ES44AC) emerges from Rainbow Cut with a string of oil cans headed for Denver, Colorado.
Amtrak 154 shoots out of the east portal of Tunnel #1 along with the 'Big Game Train' engine (AMTK 157), and they will soon go through 28 more tunnels before reaching the 6 mile long Moffat Tunnel... (more)
Amtrak 154 emerges from the east portal of Tunnel #1 as it heads into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Exiting tunnel 3 on a vibrant winter morning BNSF 7009 is about to roll over the fill once called Lost Bogie Gulch west of tunnel 2 high out on the Flatirons. In September 2013 this entire fill wa... (more)
A fresh dusting of snow lines the track and touches the Flatirons minutes after sunrise just in time for Union Pacific’s glamorous Southern Pacific heritage unit in Daylight Red, Orange, and Black... (more)
For a couple of years in the late ’90s, Ansco’s Rio Grande Ski Train leased Amtrak F40PHs for power, before purchasing three for the train in 2000. On December 27, 1997, Amtrak Nos. 388 and 298 pu... (more)
Sunlights illuminates a westbound Union Pacific coal train as storms move east at Plainview, Colorado, on July 4, 2005.
In this view at Plainview is a BNSF trackage rights train with an eclectic merger consist climbing the Front Range on a summer afternoon.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train exits Tunnel 1 and descends the grade toward Coal Creek Canyon just east of Plainview, Colorado, on January 21, 2002.
The specially painted Amtrak #42 (Veterans paint scheme) leads the California Zephyr out of tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado.
On the afternoon of August 5, 2000, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train heads downgrade out of Plainview, Colorado, and is approaching Tunnel 1 on UP’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.