The daily Alliance, TX to Portland, OR Q-train makes its way down the northern slope of the Palmer Divide as it traverses the UP's section of track of Colorado's Joint Line at Spruce. Note the Boe... (more)
An empty coal train hustles northbound towards Denver, CO as it passes through Greenland with Pikes Peak looming in the background.
A Donnie, TX coal load crest the 7,200' summit of the Palmer Lake as it passes Palmer Lake on a warm summer afternoon.
An empty coal train from the Sunflower Electric Power Plant in Holcomb, KS heads back to the mines of the Powder River Basin as the two SD70ACe pull the 123 car train over the 7,225' summit of Pal... (more)
A pair of EMD motors are locked into a battle with gravity as they fight to haul a 17,000 ton coal train up the 1.5% grade of the Palmer Divide. Here at Greenland, only a few miles away from the s... (more)
UP 4014 departs Denver with the "2022 Museum Special" as it approaches the UP diamond in Commerce City with the Denver skyline in the background.
After stopping a Greeley for a "water" stop, Big Boy 4014 begins the last leg of its trip to Cheyenne as it passes through the farm fields of Greeley.
Charging hard around the curve of Brighton, UP 4014 heads north along the Greeley Sub, towards Cheyenne, with a nine car passenger special.
UP's Big Boy steam locomotive #4014 leads a nine passenger special from Denver, CO back to the Big Boy's home of Cheyenne, WY as it passes through Platteville.
After waiting for a coal train to come off of the South Morrill Sub, UP's North Platte, NE to Roper (Salt Lake City), UT manifest begins to notch up to speed as it'll make a night time run across ... (more)
As the sun starts to fade below the horizon, UP 2655 leads a westbound double empty coal train into the crew changing location of North Platte as the train crosses over the Platte River.
A double empty coal train heads west, back to the mines of Wyoming's Powder River Basin, as it races out of the small town of Gothenburg.
UP's MSANP moves along the Nebraska farmland near Grant as the crew heads west for North Platte.
A loaded sand train, bound for Ft. Collins, rolls through the undulating territory of Boulder with an EMD leader pulling the 14,000 ton train.
BNSF 9256 leads a loaded grain train for St. Joseph, MO starts to head east after waiting for an eastbound empty coal train to pass near Forest City.