Under light snow, sub freezing temperatures and a low cloud base, the morning California Zephyr with Amtrak 176 on point runs through Plainview, Colorado.
East Portal Double Reds
Westbound through the curve at East Portal BNSF 8052 leads a clean set of power with the Provo bound manifest.
Wind and Winter
Eastbound and into the turn at Crescent the HPVODEN1 is leaning into the high winds and sub zero windchill which is blowing the camera man off the rock overlook... (more)
December morning snow at Plainview
Amtrak 5 running about 10 minutes late swiftly rolls out of tunnel 1 into the mountain meadows of Plainview.
BNSF 6942 (ES44C4) leads four other BNSF pumpkins up the hill to Tunnel #1. A snowstorm the previous night dropped a fresh layer of powder in the mountains and along the Colorado Front Range.
The day after a snowstorm blanketed the Colorado Rocky Mountains and Front Range with a fresh layer of powder, Amtrak 146 exits Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line and heads towards Plainview and the tun... (more)
The crew and passengers on the morning's California Zephyr got quite a view of a large herd of elk as the train ran along Blue Mountain and headed towards Coal Creek Canyon on the Moffat Tunnel Su... (more)
BNSF Coal threading the Flatirons
Too good to pass up, Ferromex mid train helpers and all. The clearing snow storm from the previous night is giving way to the majestic Flatiro... (more)
BNSF Coal at Coal Creek
Just past east Plain at MP23 loaded coal from Utah on its way to Tulsa zig zags into the cut before tunnel 1 at Coal Creek, CO.
Westbound and about to enter the first bore of the Tunnel District BNSF’s HDENPVO manifest is moving some new pipe and a pleasant variety of business. The ancient ... (more)
BNSF loaded coal in the Tolland Valley
Wednesday December 9, 2020 the Union Pacific Moffat Subdivision played host to a unlikely traveler. BNSF 6271 leads a trio of power with ... (more)
Heavy snow greets BNSF 7875 (ES44DC) as it muscles an oil can train through Crescent, Colorado.
BNSF 6764 ES44C4 shoves a west bound freight towards Tunnel #29 and will soon reach Pinecliffe, Colorado on its way to the Moffat Tunnel and under the Continental Divide.
BNSF 6764 ES44C4 runs WB through Tunnel #29 as it muscles a freight towards Pinecliffe, Colorado.
Three brand-new BNSF EMD SD70ACes lead an eastbound coal train descending the Front Range of the Rockies at Coal Creek Canyon between Plainview and Clay, Colorado, on May 5, 2014.