The California Zephyr climbs the hill behind a BNSF freight that was holding on the Rocky siding and is now heading to Denver.
The hazy skies caused by recent wildfires open up a light hole on the tracks just as BNSF 6103 (ES44AC) emerges from Rainbow Cut with a string of oil cans headed for Denver, Colorado.
The California Zephyr led by AMTK 45 (P42DC) meets a BNSF freight which has taken the siding at Rocky, Colorado. The waiving crew member of BNSF 6103 performs a roll-by check of the passenger tra... (more)
Aspens and all the foliage in full peak Fall color line the picturesque valley east of Rollins Pass and the Great Divide. The Union Pacific maintains the main line railroad that goes through the R... (more)
Progressing through the tunnels through the Flatirons BNSF 7518 leads the HPVODEN1 from Provo to Lincoln on a vibrant October 6, 2019.
Union Pacific MNYPV has just entered the magnificent Byers Canyon just west of Hot Sulphur Springs, CO.
BNSF politely rolls around the curve at Crescent, CO deep in the blue hour in a Spring snow storm.
Punching the Drift
At Tunnel 1 a days worth of snowfall was at the railhead when Amtrak #6 the California Zephyr blasts through the piled snow from a full days snowfall at th... (more)
Colorado has begun its 'monsoon season' and the nearly-daily rain showers have greened up the pastures and fields. Here we see the Zephyr running along Coal Creek Canyon before climbing the steep... (more)
Amtrak 154 shoots out of the east portal of Tunnel #1 along with the 'Big Game Train' engine (AMTK 157), and they will soon go through 28 more tunnels before reaching the 6 mile long Moffat Tunnel... (more)
Winter at Tunnel 1
Amtrak #5 is in the tangent west of tunnel in between Plainview and Coal Creek. Windy blizzard like conditions are whipping up fresh snow in the foot hil... (more)
Amtrak 154 emerges from the east portal of Tunnel #1 as it heads into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
High above the Colorado Front Range, the sound of dynamic breaks can be heard as an empty BNSF sand train descends out of Tunnel 1 and through the horseshoe curve at Coal Creek Canyon, CO on June ... (more)
Spirit In the Sky
The Spirit of Union Pacific Veterans locomotive number #1943 leads a retirement special through the frost and freezing fog just idealistically in harmony ... (more)
Fall and Winter in the High Country
Fall color mingles with fresh snow along the picturesque curve over South Boulder Creek east of Tolland, CO. The Great Divide is majesti... (more)