Gold in the Sag at Crest
Westbound BNSF loaded coal train is in the sag near Crest at Wiggins, Colo., on December 11, 2021.
New Snow and a Beaver after the Fire
Rolling on the point northbound through Valmont, CO in rural Boulder County Canadian Pacific red glows in the late low sun of a Winter day. Fres... (more)
Lifting the Snow
Running behind and making up lost time number 5 is blasting into Wiggins, CO moments after sunrise. Subzero temperatures allow the snow to rooster tail behind the gl... (more)
Track Speed at Tonville
A New Year brings a vibrant snowy sunrise along the High Plains and the route of the Zephyrs to Denver.
Track Speed at East Roggen
Priority Z slams the points at MP. 495.1 at track speed on its way to Chicago with Holiday express I’m sure!
Palmer Lake relics and Heritage
Now MIA these charming code line poles are gone. Little did I know in a matter of a month or so after I shot this frame with 1989 in April 2020 the B... (more)
An abandoned COOP
No longer a viable place for the busy agricultural market that was once a mainstay along the Union route at Merino stands this proud leftover from a bygone era. No... (more)
A business devoted to derelict carnival equipment, Wisdom Rides leftovers riddle the area surrounding the ancient Merino elevator gracing the mainline which sees 20 coal ... (more)
Buffie’s Corner at Sunrise
A truly spectacular angle and play on the morning sunrise as only Buffie could arrange.
Past Leyden Junction
That special winter light greets the inbound GJ at Leyden with a delightful consist.
Just coming to a stop.
Arrival at Denver after a dramatic trip in from Limon. The cold wet air from an impending winter storm take heart to Big Boys own weather system.
In the last moments of the night the morning light tries to announce itself in a variety of ways. A subtle intentional blur of BNSF 4110 plays a story of drama and excitemen... (more)
Sea of Snow
A sea of snow in the mountain valley awaits the slow steady march of the machine of oil and coal and sweat.
The battle rages on at the Summit of Cumbres Pass.
Gladiators of the Iron Road
The Longmont to Broomfield job. AKA: Buckwheat