A private car “Cyrus K. Holliday” brings up the rear of Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr at Crescent, Colorado, during a mountain snowstorm on April 24, 2007. The rear drumhead reads “Cyrus K.... (more)
In a springtime snowstorm in the Colorado mountains, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr passes a hi-rail truck in the siding and a Herzog work train in the house track as it treads through the s... (more)
Crescent to Tunnel 19
Westbound past Crescent nearing tunnel 19 a coal bucket with some foreign power from Canadian National is in the mix and echos in the valley south of Gro... (more)
Tunnel District A very heavy westbound manifest for Grand Junction, Colorado crawls thru the most challenging portion of the Moffat Road. There is no place else on the Moffat Road that ch... (more)
Seasons mingle at Crescent after the first snows in the high country.
The rear portion of a Union Pacific coal train drops down the two percent grade through South Draw east of Crescent, Colorado, on March 30, 2002. The rear DPU’s are approaching the site of old Tun... (more)
Heritage Amtrak 184 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the pines at Crescent, Colorado.
The sun tries to break through on a snowy morning in the mountains of Colorado as Union Pacific’s Denver to Grand Junction freight, led by Southern Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 149, rumbles through Cre... (more)
Chicago & North Western Heritage 1995 with a manifest is moving through Crescent among ground blizzards on a very windy clearing day from an overnight Spring mountain snow. Shot on my Inspire 2 la... (more)
Fresh heavy snow flocks the entire region to the Great Divide on this early Winter day. Eastbound MGJNY with #7082 on the point
heavy in lumber and building supplies for Denver from the Pacific ... (more)
BNSF politely rolls around the curve at Crescent, CO deep in the blue hour in a Spring snow storm.
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)
Westbound on the former Rio Grande route through the Moffat Tunnel, Amtrak’s California Zephyr rumbles through Crescent, Colorado, on a cold January 5, 2005.
Tunnel District Westbound BNSF Denver-Provo manifest climbs the 2% grade around South Draw. Across the drainage on the west flank of Eldorado Mountain the rear DPU shoves into Tunnel 15. ... (more)
Five GE AC4400CW locomotives, a quartet still in Southern Pacific colors, lead Union Pacific’s MDVRO (Denver to Roper Yard in Salt Lake City) manifest freight out of Tunnel 16 as the train approac... (more)