Smoke and Last Light
One of many coal trains flies over the fill at MP 502 in the final twilight between blue hour and a setting sun. The Smoke from intense wildfires in the we... (more)
Colorful Consist in the High Corn
BNSF’s Alliance, TX, to Portland, Oregon, train with three Boeing 737 loads and accompanying Boeing special use cars make up an excellent tr... (more)
The Storms of the Rocky Flats
Storms are racing northeasterly away from the high plains at the base of the Flatiron Range revealing a characteristically vibrant storm light. Ha... (more)
Crepuscular rays fill the skies over a sunset on the front range and Denver after a line of receding thunderstorms pull away to the east. The westbound MNYGJ is in lit... (more)
Screaming Eagle under the Great Divide
Eastbound MGJNY with 1982 on the point into a glorious early summer sunrise in the Colorado Rockies.
Dale Creek Junction
Autos through Dale.
Echoing through the COOP Canyon
High Plains of northeast Colorado
The Overland Route dips south east towards Julesburg and returns to Nebraska near Ogallala. Here 4014 is at track speed under a nice stack lea... (more)
4014 races eastward out of Wyoming. 8/5/21
Morning reds and glint ablaze at Sidney, CO. 8/6/21
101 degrees in the Shade
Hot summer vibes I share with the cicadas and the plains of Nebraska this was a hot hike in from US 30 to capture the rural farmland of the Midwest and... (more)
Obligatory overpass overlook shot eastbound from Julesburg, CO, 4014 and crews begin the high ball for the Nebraska Overland Route.
Code Poles and Track Speed
Ed Dickens is on the fireman side for his watchful eye over the Overland Route right of way in western Nebraska. Running track speed near Ogallala, N... (more)
Entering the Main
Like a jewel in the morning sun, 4014 eastbound gets high ball at Julesburg, CO Entering the main for North Platte, NE 8/6/21
A Glorious Morning on Archer Hill
Ed Dickens means business up Archer Hill on 4014’s departure from Cheyenne August 5, 2021 for the Big Boy 2021 Tour.