Leaving the plains behind, a westbound Union Pacific coal train crosses Blue Mountain Drive west of Eisele, Colorado, and is about to encircle the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon on a relentless 2-perc... (more)
After meeting two westbounds, BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO trackage rights manifest gets the signal and departs the siding at Pinecliffe, CO.
On a cold morning in Tolland, CO, an patched Southern Pacific AC4400CW leads two more Union Pacific units on the North Yard, CO to Phippsburg, CO manifest. Note the Union Pacific lettering on the ... (more)
With the city of Denver and the suburbs in the background, BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest train eases down the grade at Big Ten Curve on the approach to the siding at Rocky.
Entering the siding at Thompson Falls, Montana, to meet an eastbound is BNSF HKCKSPO on October 1, 2014. Three leased Montana Rail Link SD45s (382, 319 and 328, now labeled SD45-2s) power the west... (more)
Union Pacific’s Denver to Salt Lake City manifest freight About to pass over Blue Mountain Drive grade crossing west of Eisele (Clay), Colorado is Union Pacific MNYRO on February 2, 2014. Four GE ... (more)
Union Pacific’s Denver to Salt Lake City manifest freight MNYRO climbs the two-percent grade through Barbara Gulch into Rocky, Colorado, on February 2, 2014. Four GE AC4400CWs power the freight, a... (more)
After interchanging with UP at Plummer, STMA's Switcher descends across Pedee Trestle, the highest in-use rail bridge in Idaho, in the late evening light of a warm autumn day with empties for the ... (more)
The last light of January 4, 1980, is fading rapidly as a southbound BN freight makes it way down Colorado’s Joint Line south of Castle Rock, headed straight toward 14,115-ft. Pikes Peak. Named a... (more)
No doubt you’re aboard an Alco PA, looking back at your 4-car Train No. 9, Yampa Valley, passing through Fraser Canyon en route to Craig, Colo. the last day of 1966. The last two cars carried s... (more)
Amtrak train no. 5, the California Zephyr, races west over South Boulder Creek between Tolland and East Portal on a cold winter morning.
With the snow capped mountains in the background, an UP SD70AH no. 8894 brings up the rear of this Paducah, KY to Energy Mine, CO empty coal train at East Portal, CO.
Five Union Pacific GEs including a patched Chicago and Northwestern AC4400CW lead the Paducah, KY to Energy Mine, CO empty coal train at Rollinsville, CO.
Three Union Pacific GE AC4400CWs power a westbound coal train through fresh snow at Coal Creek Canyon east of Plainview, Colorado, on February 2, 2014.
An eastbound SPOLAU, pulled by an H1 Dash 9 and a trio of MRL SD45's, crosses the Pack River Fill along the north edge of Lake Pend Oreille amid a North Idaho winter wonderland.