The Ski Train meets a UP loaded coal train at Clay siding.
The 270 degree Big Ten Curve with a colorful BNSF freight westbound on a spring afternoon. The Great Plains stretch east with the skyscrapers of downtown Denver visible twenty miles in the distanc... (more)
The expanse of The Big Ten Curves with three trains around the route. In the foreground a mixed freight waits for clearance eastbound at the Clay siding. In the distant background a westbound clim... (more)
The Big Ten Curve on a full moon night with its 270 degree route lit up by the eastbound California Zephyr heading for Denver.
The Big Ten Curve makes this look like two trains traveling in the same direction. However, this is the same train with the head exiting westbound (above) while the pusher is about to enter with 2... (more)
The Big Ten Curve in late afternoon with a train occupying the entire 270 degrees. The head of the train is exiting westbound while the rear has just exited the Little Ten and is starting into Big... (more)
A morning meeting on the Moffat line. Three Warbonnets
are at the lead of six engines on an eastbound freight while the westbound Ski Train waits for clearance on the Clay siding.
A private crossing between ranch land is about to be passed by this UP coal train.
The westbound California Zephyr waits on the Clay Siding (above) for a train ahead to clear the Plain Siding about 3 miles further upslope. Below, a loaded coal train with 6 midtrain he... (more)
With its intermediate goal of downtown Denver visible in the distant haze, a CSDU train bound for Colorado Springs winds down the Big 10 Curves and on to Rocky Siding.
The Ski Train heads up the front range with a summer weekend special. Note the crew enjoying the breeze from the baggage car.
The Ski Train exits Rocky Siding and continues its climb toward Winter Park.
The California Zephyr has just finished negotiating the Big Ten and Little Ten curves and exits Clay Siding.
The California Zephyr exits Clay Siding, approaching the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon, on a hazy morning.