Blowing Snow & Sunshine
8 locomotives in a row with heavy coal are in full reflected light off the freshly fallen and blowing snow. Subzero windchill grips my feet in these 40 ... (more)
Fall in the Mountains
Winter has left an overnight treat on this late Fall day on the Moffat Road near the Great Divide. A classic shot taken as low as possible to avoid obsc... (more)
Amtrak #192 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the scenic mountain valley of Tolland, Colorado as it makes its way to the Moffat Tunnel.
On a cool summer morning, UP SD70M #4222 leads a westbound engineering special along South Boulder Creek near Tolland, CO on July 28th, 2020.
Fall in the Valley
Amtrak 5 skims the Tolland valley past Karel Park Lake below the Giants Ladder of the old Rollins Pass line among peak Fall color. About to cross East Po... (more)
The Spirit of Union Pacific Veterans locomotive leads a special through the dramatic valleys before the Great Divide on the Moffat Road alongside South Boulder Creek. An otherwise drab cloudy day ... (more)
Through the golden aspens, lifting the fallen leaves from the roadbed within the mountain meadows of Tolland, Amtrak California Zephyr is on time. Number 5 is about to crest the continent at the G... (more)
BNSF 8763 (SD70ACe) has just crossed under the Continental Divide via the Moffat Tunnel and leads an oil can train down the hill past Tolland, Colorado.
The remnants of the previous days winter storm, the “Bomb Cyclone” that ravaged the Midwest and the mountain states in March of 2019 leaves a beautiful evening glint on Amtrak’s California Zephyr ... (more)
In an answered prayer, Union Pacific #5617 leads the MGJNY through East Portal on a clash of the seasons kind of morning. Working the Moffat 4 out of a 7 day week from September through October wi... (more)
Emerging from a very characteristically high country winter days ground blizzard; BNSF #8052 is leading the Lincoln to Provo manifest through Tolland, CO.
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe manifest freight climbs the grade on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision approaching Tolland, Colorado, on February 21, 2000.
A westbound BNSF mixed freight heads upgrade through Tolland, and in a few minutes will be inside the darkness of the Moffat Tunnel. With no other train traffic for miles, this train made good tim... (more)
AMTK P42DCs 22 and 175 lead the eastbound Ski Train out of the Moffat Tunnel's east portal.
After having just exited the east portal of the Moffat Tunnel, BNSF 4275 (ES44C4) leads a freight with 5 pulling and 2 pushing through the evergreens and aspens as it heads to Tolland, Colorado.