Union Pacific’s A-B-A set of EMD E9s power an office car special eastbound on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision at State Bridge just east of Bond, Colorado, on June 6, 1998.
The settlement of State Bridge, Colorado got its name from the structure spanning the Colorado River to the right of this photo. The area needed a supply line from the nearest railroad station, at... (more)
The fledgling Colorado River, before its confluence with the Eagle, the Gunnison and the Green, is still mighty enough to carve deep canyons. A four-pack of Rio Grande SD40T-2s has a coal train of... (more)
Travelling west through some beautiful Colorado scenery, the Rio Grande Zephyr approaches the small settlement of State Bridge, Colorado.
Usually it was not a good railfanning day when one of these trains were sighted, but fortunately on Sept. 30, 1991 D&RGW SD’s 5372 and 5508 were taking the derrick train eastward back to Denver ... (more)
Hanging out a Dutch Door on the Rio Grande Zephyr.
The eastbound California Zephyr, more-or-less on time, skirts through State Bridge on its way toward Gore Canyon.
This photo captures exactly how I feel when I think about the Rockies in the Summer time. Pine covered mountains and winding rivers surrounded by cool, damn, fresh air. Truly one of our country's ... (more)
An eastbound coal train off the Craig Branch rolls alongside the Colorado River and under Colorado Route 131 at State Bridge.
93. After stopping for Amtrak Zephyr #6 it needs to make time as #5 is coming up from behind.
94. The Moffat Route snakes along the Colorado River for much of it's route but this is some of the most scenic of those miles.
95. Amtrak Zephyr #5 hits the curves with a graceful stride.
96. One of the last trains I will see in Colorado on this trip. I followed the tracks all the way out to the interstate where I saw a very large buck Elk standing on the tracks.
97. Such graceful lines is this shot!