The evening's California Zephyr crosses Blue Mountain Drive in Coal Creek Canyon as it works its way through the foothills west of Denver. A late spring snow storm has blanketed the area with a f... (more)
Light snow is falling as the California Zephyr exits Tunnel #1 east of Plainview, Colorado and drops down into Coal Creek Canyon.
UP 7142 (AC4400CW) brings an oil can train into downtown Omaha.
A freshly painted UPY 415 sits in the UP's North Platte yard as a single unit brings in an empty coal train.
BNSF 7933 (ES44C4) heads towards Big Ten Curve after coming out of the Rocky Mountains.
BNSF 7933 (ES44C4) takes the Moffat Line through Arvada, Colorado on its way to Denver.
UP 8647 (SD70ACe) crosses over Coal Creek Canyon Road as it makes the tight 180 degree turn in Coal Creek Canyon.
Train crews and passengers of the California Zephyr that run on the Moffat Line must be curious when they see the horse in the red hazmat outfit. “Cold War Horse” was created to acknowledge the h... (more)
The yard crew catches a ride on BNSF 1579 (SD40-2) as it pulls another cut of cars which will be assembled for a freight headed to Denver.
This train has a Heritage I, Heritage II, Heritage III and a Warbonnet pulling a long freight through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
A long Union Pacific coal train makes its way around Big Ten Curve as it drops down the 2% grade while rounding the wide 280 degree curve.
The sun does not get much lower than this as the last few minutes of direct sun illuminates UP 7489 (AC45CCTE) as it runs light out of the UP's Cheyenne Yard.
A winter wonderland greets riders of the California Zephyr as AMTK 189 (P42DC) leads the train around Big Ten Curve, which will drop the train 2% along the 280 degree curve.
The morning California Zephyr gets ready to pass a waiting BNSF oil can train which has pulled off onto a siding just after the Big Ten Curve to let the Zephyr pass.
BNSF 5954 (ES44AC) leads a coal train over the Santa Fe bridge in the town of Larkspur.