Climbing the Palmer Divide
Heavy snow covered the Palmer Divide on December 28th and on the morning of December 29th. The flock was so heavy the branches of fir and pine trees sagged a... (more)
Denver was a gracious host for the Big Boy!
History captured at Denver Union Station! Big Boy, 4014 is seen here backing into busy Union Station back in July of 2022. Incredible sight to... (more)
Al Blount and old Saint Nick gather for new snow under the guiding light of the Polar Express.
Steam and Snow
Epic memories care of the Union Pacific Steam Program.
Tending the Fire
Firebox glow lends a hand in casting a mood of real railroading.
Jimmy Booth at the Throttle
Paul and Jimmy handle the operations of the Polar Express.
Hops Time at Coors
Neat hoppers add a neat detail loading of Hops at the Coors elevator in Golden.
Morning in Eldorado
The early morning sun is trying burst into the deep canyons below Wundervu and Miramonte while an empty oil can a regular it seems delights my soul in the flocked m... (more)
Rocky Mountain High
I just love the Great Divide when it’s shrouded in new winter weather on mornings like this. Generally accompanied by high winds and bright low winter sun so inte... (more)
Amtrak 5 passes through Boiling Gulch and is entering tunnel 29.
Boiling Gulch Oil From Eldorado Canyon into tunnel 29 westbound with UP 8951 running with ditch lights off. Train ID: OKKWU
North South Draw
Amtrak 5 the California Zephyr is nearing the east portal facing south of tunnel 17 at track speed from the curves of South Draw west of Eldorado Springs, CO.
Winters return to the hill plays a dance of low heavy clouds and intermittent snow squalls and vibrant November sun under the Great Divide. BNSF MPVODEN is quickly headed ... (more)
Highball for Keenesburg
Leaning into it through the high speed turn west of Roggen, CO alongside the old grade a westbound coal glows in the late afternoon light.
2021 Buckwheat Local Power
Longmont duty usually on Wednesdays always a treat in the low sunset of a November evening at Broomfield, CO.