Here is something you hope you never see. The car crossing the tracks stopped briefly at the crossing as the lights and bells started to activate, but then proceeded to speed under the falling cr... (more)
The steep ramp that is the former Rio Grande Moffat Tunnel Line west of Denver, Colorado, can easily be seen in this view of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train dropping downgrade into Leyden, w... (more)
With brakes squealing and dynamic brakes humming, a heavy Union Pacific loaded coal train eases down the steep two percent grade into Leyden, Colorado, with a three locomotive set of mid-train DPU... (more)
The sun rises above downtown Denver in the distance, and glints off the side of the lead motors of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train rolling toward Leyden, Colorado, on January 26, 2007.
At sunrise on January 26, 2007, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train drops downgrade into Leyden, Colorado, leaving the front range mountains behind.
The Storms of the Rocky Flats
Storms are racing northeasterly away from the high plains at the base of the Flatiron Range revealing a characteristically vibrant storm light. Ha... (more)
Standing, hoping, awesome gust front and super dramatic sky and the train an eastbound sand working with EMD SD70ACE 4117 was slow, make that really slow.. after... (more)
Cutting through an icy dawnIt’s early morning on a cold January 30, 2005, as an eastbound Union Pacific coal train descends the grade of the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision mainline in free... (more)
Light engines head west at mile 14.5 west of Leyden, Colorado, on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on the afternoon of August 28, 2013. Nine UP units are led by GE AC4400CW No. 7313, pa... (more)
As the sun rises over the great plains, a westbound Union Pacific coal empty climbs away from them as it departs Leyden, Colorado, at mile 14.5 on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on January 23, 2005... (more)
UP 6686 (AC4400CW) runs a freight towards Leyden, passing through an industrial area known as Chemical.
UP 8093 (AC45CCTE) leads a freight past an industrial park on its way to Denver, Colorado.
UP 8093 (AC45CCTE) leads a freight towards Leyden, Colorado, the day after 10 inches of fresh snow coated the foothills.
Colorado’s Largest Forest Fires
Amtrak 6 running a little early is under slow orders over High Wind Warnings up and down the Front Range Friday the 17th of October. Here 6 m... (more)
The veterans unit along with 6 other units on the front leads an eastbound freight down the moffat tunnel sub. The day before the unit lead a westbound to Grand Junction before turning for the run... (more)