Surrounded by the golden beauty of autumn aspens in the high country is Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr at Tolland, Colorado, on October 2, 2008.
As Union Pacific welders get ready to replace a rail on the main line at Tolland, Colorado, on October 3, 2008, westbound UP MDVRO rumbles by in the siding, with all the “bell and whistle” making ... (more)
Union Pacific’s MDVRO manifest freight rumbles westbound through Tolland, Colorado, during the time of year in the high country when the aspens turn brilliant gold, signaling another change in sea... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr has just emerged from Moffat Tunnel and will begin its descent down the Front Range into Denver.
An eastbound UP coal train works its way through the Rocky Mountains on its way towards Denver
Sure, I might have been driving just a slight bit faster than prudent on the unplowed snow-covered dirt road toward the Moffat Tunnel's east portal, but with only a few trains per day I was determ... (more)
Here in Colorado, the best conditions for winter photography are often found well into spring... like the last day of April, for instance! Down in Denver it was mostly coming down as rain, but abo... (more)
Over the weekend, a slow-moving Pacific storm containing a lot of moisture combined with a low-pressure system dumped 2-4ft of heavy wet snow up in the Colorado high country. Seen here, Amtrak's w... (more)
The snow capped continental divide provide an exquisite backdrop as BNSF C44-9W No. 5469 leads another Dash 9 and Kansas City Southern AC4400CW on the Provo, Utah to Denver, Colorado manifest as t... (more)
Union Pacific’s MRONY (Salt Lake City’s Roper Yard North Yard in Denver) freight heads east through Tolland, Colorado, on March 28, 2016.
UP 8022 & 7149 are about to cross East Portal Road as they lead an empty coal train about a mile east of the Moffat Tunnel.
Amtrak units 152 & 118 are leading the way for California Zephyr #5 as it rolls along South Boulder Creek near Tolland, CO.
It's a gorgeous winter afternoon as two Union Pacific SD70ACe's lead a loaded coal train from West Elk Mine over South Boulder Creek in Tolland, Colorado on January 08, 2016.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr led by the "Big Game" P42DC heads west through Tolland, Colorado on September 27, 2015. The original California Zephyr Dome-Observation "Silver ... (more)
On April 20, 2003, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train curves downgrade out of Tolland after a refreshing late-season snowfall in Colorado’s high country.