In one of the most impressive displays of steam I’ve personally ever seen, the 4014/844 duo departs Laramie, beginning it’s assault on the famous Sherman Hill.
A mixed freight with 5 maroon HLCX Geeps in tow holds the main just short of the 0 St. Grade Crossing. The local is switching an industry on the single track about a mile up the line causing a min... (more)
After crossing the South Platte River, 844 and consist begin to slow down to pass through the town of LaSalle.
Nearly 4 months after the fatal derailment near Granite, crews are still working to clear up the remnants of 3 locomotives. 2 crew members lost their lives, a reminder of the dangers involved in r... (more)
A mixed freight descends into Cheyenne at first light of day, after waiting for a westbound intermodal to clear.
2 executive painted MAC’s sit in BNSF’s Golden Yard across from the Coors Brewery, awating a crew.
The Rio Grande Heritage unit made its way back to the Moffat Sub. the first week of the new year. The previous day the train only made it from North Yard to Rocky before the lead units had mechani... (more)
The first run of the 2019 Winter Park Express/Ski Train works upgrade and away from Denver. This year there was a lounge car added to the middle of the consist.
The day after 844 hit a person, the Veterans Unit leads the consist of the Frontier Days back to Cheyenne, passing by the Denver Post building for possibly the last time. The storm descending over... (more)
A BNSF freight with a visitor from the east in the consist drops downgrade towards Denver. The train will take the siding at Leyden ahead, and let the on time #5 California Zephyr pass.
The innagural run of the 2018 edition of the Amtrak Ski Train heads towards Winter Park, and catches the light of first sunrise as it climbs away from Denver.
Having just cut off it’s consist, seen sitting on the siding in the background, the power for the Ski Train runs around the train. The ski train will wait here until late afternoon when it will pi... (more)
One locomotive for each car! A very short Pikes Peak Local passes in front of the former DRGW Colorado Springs depot.
A loaded coal train works its way towards Palmer Lake, seen here leaving Castle Rock.
Two SD40-2’s lead the Pikes Peak Local, consisting of all autoracks, south to the Big Lift auto facility.