BNSF 1984 (SD40-2) works the small yard in Golden, CO which receives the Molson Coors Beer Train between Denver and Golden.
With the headlight and mars light lit up and functioning, 5771’s aspen gold provides a nice contrast against the blue Colorado sky.
The Golden Switch along Clear Creek
Beautiful fall vibrance fills the area near Miller Coors Dustribution while the Golden Switch is setting out a load of Hops which zig-zags ... (more)
Soft Light at Tunnel 1
Number 6 running late into the last light of the day emerges from T1.
The Colorado Railroad Museum's newest addition to their fleet of operating steam locomotives, Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0), backs up to the water tower on the museum grounds.
At the end of a long day running the newly restored Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0) and giving rides to hundreds, the team at the Colorado Railroad Museum provide a little human power to repositio... (more)
Golden Light of a Snowy Colorado Sunrise
The Ski Train ridership on this WPE is in store for a fabulous day on the slopes of Winter Park Resort. A fresh foot of powder left o... (more)
SD40-2 idles impatiently at the grade crossing in North Yard on the Golden Sub with the weekly glass shipment.
Icicles, Blue Hour, and Snow
Snow flakes glisten in the headlight beam of #491 while taking water at the tank. Nearly a foot of snow fell on this day, just right for some shots... (more)
D&RGW #491 is throttling up the grade at the Colorado Railroad Museum in the first snows of the season.
RGS #20 does a blow-down on the turntable. Note the awkward position the fireman is in in the tight deckless cab. The valve is NOT in an ergonomically friendly location. From the Trains magazin... (more)
Beauty and the Geese Beautiful 10-wheeler RGS #20 poses in all of its newly restored glory between two of its long time "Galloping Goose" workmates - Work Goose #6 and Goose #7 w... (more)
Amtrak Heritage unit #156 in Heritage I leads the California Zephyr at tunnel 1 and Coal Creek Canyon.
The Grandstands of the Great Plains
California Zephyr and the grandstands of the Great Plains. I looked out the window and saw the break at Big Ten from an ongoing thundersh... (more)
The return of Rio Grande Southern #20 on the Trains Magazine with Jim Wrinn and the Colorado Railroad Museum photo spectacular Aug 1st was a sell out exciting an... (more)