California Zephyr #5 rounds the sweeping curve just east of Pinecliffe, CO., AMTK 204 & 130 are leading the way and are about to enter Tunnel 29 on the Moffat route.
Morning haze has settled over downtown Denver, roughly 17 miles in the distance (as the crow flies), as Amtrak units 204 & 130 lead the California Zephyr into Coal Creek Canyon.
California Zephyr #5 climbs out of Coal Creek Canyon and through a winter wonderland. Leading the charge up the 2% grade is AMTK 6 followed by Phase IV heritage unit 184. The train is about to en... (more)
Galloping home early in the afternoon at Rocky siding, Rio Grande number 10, the Craig-Denver Yampa Valley, is 35 minutes from a 3:20 arrival at Union Station. Three coaches and a baggage car behi... (more)
Two BNSF units bring up the rear of a northbound coal empty on the Joint Line just north of downtown Castle Rock, CO. The train is crossing over Interstate 25, as seen from Rock Park off of Front... (more)
A pair of manned pushers are assisting the rear DPU of on a southbound loaded grain train climbing toward the top of the Palmer Divide near Palmer Lake.
A southbound loaded grain train was climbing toward the top of the Palmer Divide near Palmer Lake
BNSF Bonneville, WY to Galveston, TX unit sulpher train GBNVGAT was southbound in fresh snow just south of Monument.
Amtrak's California Zephyr rolls eastbound through the curve at Pinecliffe on a frigid and snowy February afternoon.
A view from several hundred feet above Palmer Lake, CO., shows a northbound coal empty snaking around the big curve in town, with the DPU visible in the upper left corner. Out front are BNSF units... (more)
BNSF 9123 fights the final stretch of uphill track as it nears the summit of the grade at Palmer Lake. Main #2 can be seen right above the train.
BNSF 9993 & 5836 lead a southbound coal train over the classic Santa Fe bridge in Larkspur, CO. View made possible by a 30 ft tall pine tree. :-)
With the city of Denver and the plains of eastern Colorado in the background, a BNSF manifest freight departs Rocky on the clear afternoon of June 28, 2014.
The snow has been coming down hard all morning, but the clouds are lifting a bit as the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon winter train departs Rockwood station.
Snaking along the Colorado River, the DPUs of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train are seen in scenic Little Gore Canyon east of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014. Three GE AC4400CWs operating ... (more)