A Fire Clay morning. Winter is trying to make a stab at the Rockies and just can’t make it go. On this morning winters grip is sliding away from the Flatiron Range west ... (more)
Nocturnal Run Home
December nocturne return home for the crew of the Buckwheat. The last glow of a vibrant December sunset glint softly from the doors of the EMD steel.
Westbound manifest up track 3 on the Harriman Cutoff.
BNSF 9327 acting as a DPU shoves hard through the high speed cut on the old CB&Q McCook Division. Otto Perry would have been here this morning.
Snow on the Nose
Snow is blasting the Great Divide and not here at Crescent. I hoped.
Soft Light at Coal Creek
Nice opportunity to shoot an old friend in different light at a favorite spot due broken rail repair near Wray, CO.
In the perfect sun at Suncor Energy
A westbound coal bucket is in the flying mile over the bridge east of Wiggins.
The Morning Light at Roggen
Blasting through town at 50 and past the Roggen COOP elevator into the morning sun. The Front Range and Long’s Peak in full alpenglow stretches across t... (more)
The Morning Fog Lifting at Portland
Eastbound from Parkdale, CO, Rock n Rail train with Rio Grande heritage flies around the Arkansas River bend at Portland. A sudden burst of sun br... (more)
Springtime in the Rockies
Eastbound from the Flatiron’s and through Coal Creek in and out of the shadows of receding spring thunder delights the senses on this very wet May day... (more)
Al Blount and Santa are entertaining the engineer Bret Wiebold before departure to the North Pole
Evening inspection is underway with D&RGW 491 before 6 hours of running with the Polar Express.
Buckwheat Dressed in Sunset
Just past sundown the Longmont local on duty at 1100 is returning home through Broomfield, CO. A real classic GP39-3 BNSF 2548 is riding shotgun.
The absolute first measure-able snow this year left about 2” in some places between Pinecliffe and Rocky this morning. I had to go play. Followed this wonderful l... (more)