West Portal Sunset
Heavy manifest MNPWC-15 blasts out of Hermosa East Portal Main 1 into the long shadows and warm light of a Wyoming Overland Route sunset.
Amtrak returns to Dale Creek Junction
Amtrak Number 6, the “California Zephyr” rolls through the Harriman Cutoff past the iconic mountain at Dale Junction on the Union Pacifi... (more)
Westbound towards Bennett
A full vail of steam lingers on a cold day as the Big Boy passes east of Denver, Colorado.
Rio Grande Heritage at Acequia
Southbound MNYPU is southbound on a pleasant early Spring day on the Colorado Joint Line through the meadows of Acequia, CO.
Magnificent glint only a late Summer day on the Overland a Route can do highlights the rails at Hermosa, WYO.
Rare Mileage through Hermosa Tunnels
Forest fires on the western slope of Colorado close the Moffat Subdivision forcing detouring over the Overland Route to Denver. Amtrak 6 th... (more)
Rare Mileage through Dale Creek
Forest fires on the western slope of Colorado close the Moffat Subdivision making for some detouring over the Overland Route to Denver. Amtrak 6... (more)
First Light at Dale Junction
Within moments after the sun rises over Sherman Hill my vantage point on the East Sherman Granite allows the sun to dance with the Overland Route... (more)
Potash at west Hermosa
Moving east on the Overland Route into the cut at Hermosa.
OY at the Coaling Tower
At the coaling tower, the OY is in all her glory in shades of grays.
Fall Splendor at the Water Tank
D&RGW 489 is taking water on a brilliant Fall sunrise in Chama, NM.
The Big Boy at C&S Junction!
Passing the signal bridge near Pecos in Denver, #4014 is preparing to reverse into North Yard for the night. Overcast skies give clue to the blizz... (more)
The Battle for the Pass has Begun.
Through 4-5’ of deep snow Denver & Rio Grande Western OY rotary steam powered snow plow is in full battle for the pass. Gently falling large... (more)
Snow Fighting to Colorado
Near the Colorado state line the Rotary OY is in full battle with snow with 2-8-2 #487 and #484 pushing.
Over the Arroyo at Deer Trail
Over the dry arroyo near Deer Trail, CO, Union Pacific The Big Boy #4014 rolls over the open prairie of a very Colorado eastern plains scene. Th... (more)