HPVODEN1 rolls past the remnants of Fireclay, CO at Clay now Eisele. In the distance the Flatirons range still dominates the scene. Big Ten and Little Ten will drop this BNSF hazmat an additional ... (more)
Collision of Seasons at Golden
Crews work the Golden Switcher or more popularly known as the Coors Beer Run at North Yard just outside the Coors property. A clash of season... (more)
The Storms over Denver & Big Ten
Storms continue to leave heavy rain and hail over the suburbs of Denver and the High Plains. The evening sun brings out a rainbow and is ab... (more)
Amtrak P42 in Heritage scheme #184 leads the eastbound California Zephyr into the horseshoe at Coal Creek, CO. The open mountain meadows of this open space which is the grandstands of the Great Pl... (more)
BNSF 1933 (SD40-2) works the small yard next to the Coors Brewing facility in Golden, Colorado. 5-8-2020 1600
Progressing through the tunnels through the Flatirons BNSF 7518 leads the HPVODEN1 from Provo to Lincoln on a vibrant October 6, 2019.
A pair of Cascade Green BNSF SD40-2's wait to pick up a train in Golden and head back to Denver, Colorado.
The Denver Leadville & Gunnison No. 191 is the oldest steam locomotive in Colorado and a unique survivor with a Congdon stack. Built by Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia in 1880, it worked ... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad's 491 (4-8-2) makes an impressive plume on a bitter cold day as it runs the circuit at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado. The engine was built ... (more)
CBQ 5629 (4-8-4) was built in 1940 at the Burlington shops in Iowa and was one of 15 engines of its class designed for fast freight and passenger service. Notice the attempt to streamline the nos... (more)
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)
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)
Deep Snow Deep in the Tunnel District
Amtrak number 5 is rolling through the tangents and tunnels deep in the tunnel district. Immediately in the distance Eldorado Canyon dis... (more)
Snow Bound at Coal Creek
Spring snow grips the Moffat Road at tunnel 1 and Coal Creek, CO. Amtrak #5 the California Zephyr whisks up a blizzard before rolling into the Tunnel... (more)
Only on Wednesdays, the Rocky Local is creeping through the weeds of high plains and some ranching relics of bygone era along the branch to Bestway Concrete.