A trainload of coal from the West Elk Mine at Arco, Colorado, passes by the iconic Castle Rock, which was clearly visible in photos of the early transcontinental railway in the 1860s. Lead engine... (more)
Out of a roster of 40, two UP GE U50C;s bring westbound tonnage into Green River for a crew change.
Traffic on the road is very quiet this morning, unlike the parallel Union Pacific main line which is humming with trains. As seen from inside a long-abandoned gas station along the old Lincoln Hig... (more)
This is the one and only time I ever saw one of these and I've seen very few shots of them but have never seen a shot of one of these on a passenger train.
Westbound departs Green River with 4 WP U30Bs led by a UP SD45
A quiet afternoon at Green River Yard shows that all the crews are already out on the road or have been called for a train. A pair of SD40-2s sit on the west side of the yard for their next assign... (more)
UP #7291 leads a westbound freight past the Green River depot.
3915 stands guard at a well stocked yard at Green River, Wyoming.
UP 8339 departs the depot at Green River, Wyoming and heads West into the setting sun.
Westbound Z train leaves Green River
Westbound autoracks leave Green River
The CNW heritage engine eases down into Green River for a brief crew change before continuing on its way to Council Bluffs, IA.
Looks like this station has seen better days. They put signals, switch heaters and other things on the platform that once served great passenger trains.