Here we see two of the BNSF's SD40-2 engines (1933 1675) running along the foothills of Boulder, Colorado, after assembling a train in the small yard adjacent to the Coors Brewing Company. A view... (more)
Dropping into Pando, Colorado, on the steep 3-percent grade of Tennessee Pass is a westbound Rio Grande freight on September 8, 1992. The grade eases a bit through Pando, but will continue again l... (more)
As quickly as it came to Denver, it left Denver! UP 1996 came in on the MNYRO the day before. After a night in Denver, it was setup as the sole DPU on the tail end of the MNYRO. Back to Utah!
With the shadow from the Royal Gorge suspension bridge cutting across the floor of the canyon, Rio Grande train 788 knocks down a signal as it proceeds toward Canyon City and Pueblo.
An eastbound loaded coal train rolls downgrade along the Arkansas River near Texas Creek, CO. The consist is typical of the era, with a SP 231 and CNW 8727 trailing a less than two year old UP SD... (more)
Arguably the most scenic location along the Scenic Line of the World, the Royal Gorge commanded a good portion of Rio Grande publicity, including the slogan ”Royal Gorge Route”, and a passenger ... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr cruises through the snow at Crescent, Colorado, on December 22, 2006.
Rock is one of the two remaining types of traffic revenue that still traverses over the famous Tennessee Pass line. Here it passes alongside the Arkansas River as Union Pacific brings another loa... (more)
Union Pacific MDVRO (Denver to Salt Lake City manifest) freight curves over Coal Creek and approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on April 13, 2001. The train is powered by three Rio Gra... (more)
It's just after sunset as the second of two Texas coal loads makes its way through the northern part of Colorado Springs, Colorado on December 06, 2015.
It's a gorgeous sunny morning on Raton Pass as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train No. 3 climbs the grade through the s-curve at Gallinas, Colorado on December 06, 2015.
Northbound UP coal empty Palmer Lake
Leaving the Great Plains behind and climbing the foothills just west of Clay, Colorado, is a westbound Union Pacific coal empty as the sun rises high into a morning sky on January 25, 2007.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr led by the "Big Game" P42DC heads west through Tolland, Colorado on September 27, 2015. The original California Zephyr Dome-Observation "Silver ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train departs Cliff, Colorado, on a bright September 20, 2001.