A winter wonderland was on display as the California Zephyr ran through Plainview, Colorado on its way to the Moffat Tunnel.
A spring storm has coated the Colorado Front Range with a fresh layer of snow, no doubt delighting the passengers and crew on the California Zephyr that timed their trip just right for the winter ... (more)
After leaving Denver in the morning, the California Zephyr #5 runs along the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and will soon pass through 29 tunnels.
The temperatures are well below freezing as the California Zephyr runs through Keenesburg, Colorado, whipping up the freshly fallen snow into a blizzard behind the fast moving train.
BNSF 9272 (SD70ACe) leads a heavy coal train through Sedalia, Colorado as it travels southbound on the Joint Line.
BNSF 4173 (Dash9) leads a military train through the snow as it leaves Fort Morgan and heads to Denver, Colorado.
BNSF 9709 (SD70MAC) gets ready to cross West 44th Avenue as it leaves the BNSF yard in Golden, Colorado and heads to Denver.
From the Royal Gorge bridge looking down on the Royal Gorge train you get to see how close the tracks parallel the river. You can also see in this shot one of the open top passenger cars which ena... (more)
The steel members seen in this photo are part of an engineering marvel known as the “Hanging Bridge”. Built in 1878 the engineers found a way to hang a section of bridge 90% over the Arkansas Riv... (more)
From the advantage hi up on the Royal George Bridge the train looks almost like an HO scale model railroad layout. This view provides a good view of how close the Arkansas River is to the tracks.
The Royal George Railroad's GP40 pushes the train through the narrow gorge. This is perhaps one of the most scenic train trips one can take and is a must-do if you are visiting Colorado.
The Royal George Railroad's beautiful F7A guides the 16 car train through the steep canyon where the rails run next to the Arkansas River.
BNSF 9104 (SD70ACe) escorts an impressive display of power moving to a storage facility in Wyoming.
BNSF 9709 (Executive SD70MAC) leads a small group of engines towards the downtown BNSF engine servicing facility
On the east end of the Royal Gorge Railroad train is CRRX 3104, a GP40 that was built in 1970 for the Western Pacific. It then went to Chicago Missouri and Western, then with the Wisconsin Centra... (more)