LaSalle, Colorado is the junction where the Union Pacific cutoff line from Omaha to Denver (through Sterling and Fort Morgan) met up with the line from Denver to Cheyenne and points west. In othe... (more)
The California Zephyr snakes through Byers Canyon, which still has remnants of winter. Bringing up the rear is Union Pacific Dynanometer UPP 210.
The California Zephyr snakes through Byers Canyon, which still has remnants of winter. The train is almost two hours late, but to make up for it, is sporting a Union Pacific Mobile ... (more)
Holding a siding west of Clayton for a new crew, BNSF 6411 has now entered its 6th year of service.
BNSF 5971/5920 work the front end of coal empties heading back toward the Wyoming coal fields, running around another coal train at the strange siding a few miles southeast of Des Moines, NM, belo... (more)
Bringing up the rear of a stack train on the BNSF between Temple, TX and Clovis, NM, KCSM 4534 looks good pushing as the railroad climbs onto the Texas Cap Rock, an 1,100 foot altitude gain betwee... (more)
Sharp looking genset
At least seven distinct BNSF current or heritage schemes are visible between the light move heading toward the main BNSF Temple Yard (BNSF 7614) and the locomotives in service or hostling.
A pair of Georgetown RR's considerable fleet (at least for a railroad this size) work some stored SATX hoppers north of the railroad's headquarters. GP20 9056 is of Milwaukee Road origin. MP15DC... (more)
A front-on view of what is now the last Ski Train to operate to Winter Park. Let's hope that next season we can't say that anymore.
My first reaction rolling into Fraser with my family last Sunday was, "oh my, that is a really late eastbound California Zephyr!"
As most of y... (more)
Right on time, approaching its Miami terminal, the Silver Meteor picks up speed after stopping in West Palm Beach on a glorious January evening.
RGS Motor (Goose) #1 sits quietly mid-week at its home in Ridgway.