Union Pacific maintenance-of-way people meet to discuss how they are going to do some tunnel work on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision amid train traffic and a heavy snowstorm. The plan was to use a H... (more)
The goal is to have a Herzog ditching train do work in one of the tunnels west of Crescent, Colorado, on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on April 24, 2007—but Mother Nature has other... (more)
Sunny skies over Crescent, Colorado greet UP 8201 (ES44AC) as it heads down the Moffat Tunnel Sub and leaves behind snow in the higher elevations.
UP 6603 continues leading a mixed freight train eastbound from Grand Junction to Denver, CO as they coast through Crescent.
UP 8201 (ES44AC) rounds the corner at Crescent, Colorado as it leads an eastbound oil can train towards Denver, Colorado.
A frosty BNSF 8570 (SD70ACe) shoves a train through Crescent, Colorado as snow and sub-zero temperatures chill the Rocky Mountains.
UP 6675 (AC4400CW) crosses a Rio Grande Bridge at Leyden, Colorado. This bridge will soon be replaced as the county is going to widen the road to 4 lanes.
The Rocky Mountains are covered in fresh snow and the sun is shining as UP 6675 (AC4400CW) leads an oil can train down the Moffat Tunnel Sub through Crescent, Colorado.
A westbound BNSF unit oil train, led by Kansas City Southern EMD SD70ACe No. 4114 and Union Pacific EMD SD70M No. 4936, exits Tunnel 16 in South Draw east of Crescent, Colorado, on UP’s Moffat T... (more)
Rocky Mountain High
I just love the Great Divide when it’s shrouded in new winter weather on mornings like this. Generally accompanied by high winds and bright low winter sun so inte... (more)
Boiling Gulch Oil From Eldorado Canyon into tunnel 29 westbound with UP 8951 running with ditch lights off. Train ID: OKKWU
Heavy snow in the Crescent, Colorado valley has flocked the trees, giving passengers and crew of the Rocky Mountaineer passenger train a look at the first major snowfall of the winter season.
North South Draw
Amtrak 5 the California Zephyr is nearing the east portal facing south of tunnel 17 at track speed from the curves of South Draw west of Eldorado Springs, CO.
Winters return to the hill plays a dance of low heavy clouds and intermittent snow squalls and vibrant November sun under the Great Divide. BNSF MPVODEN is quickly headed ... (more)
From Tunnel 16
Amtrak 6 is catching the light of the evening sun coming from tunnel 16 and about to enter tunnel 15 inside South Draw on the Moffat Road on the back side of the Flat Ir... (more)