It has been as easy day for two SD-40T-2s as they escorted the Rio Grande Ski Train up to Winter Park and now cradle it back down the mountain at Rollinsville, Colo. toward Denver on March 15, 198... (more)
BNSF’s MDENPVO (Denver to Provo, Utah manifest) freight works its way west at Rollins, Colorado, on March 6, 2009. On the point is a ES44AC, SD70MAC and C44-9W locomotive set, with two C44-9Ws pus... (more)
Westbound BNSF’s MDENPVO (Denver to Provo, Utah manifest) freight exits Rollins Canyon and passes through Rollinsville, Colorado, on March 6, 2009. On the point is a ES44AC, SD70MAC and C44-9W loc... (more)
UP 5734 leads an unusual GE-EMD-GE-EMD lash-up on a Westbound coal empty in the siding at Rollinsville
Some other westbounds had to stop in some of the sidings to wait for Amtrak to get out of the way. Seen here a westbound coal empty waits in the siding at Rollinsville after Amtrak has passed befo... (more)
In short but scenic Rollins Canyon, the Rio Grande Ski Train exits Tunnel 30 east of Rollinsville, Colorado, on the morning of March 6, 2009. Rollins Canyon is inaccessible except by foot or rail,... (more)
The so-called “Bill Gates Special,” a chartered Wisconsin and Southern passenger train with a few added cars for good measure, heads westbound just west of Rollins, Colorado, on September 25, 1998... (more)
Running on an flashing yellow, an coal empty with a few GEs in tow roll on through the west end of Rollins as they head west towards the Moffat Tunnel. At Tolland, they will wait in the siding to ... (more)
Rio Grande Tunnel Motor No. 5401 leads Union Pacific freight MDVRO at Rollins, Colorado, on October 15, 2001. The power included 7 AC4400CWs in both UP and SP varieties and maybe the reason 5401 w... (more)
A Mexican "Ferromex" locomotive is third in this lineup, posing in the pastoral scene in Colorado's high country. Curiously, the train is waiting on the main track, while a UP coal train just met... (more)
Two trains catch a ray of sunshine on stormy afternoon in the Colorado high country. Curiously, the BNSF manifest is waiting on the main, while the UP coal train heads down the hill on the siding... (more)
199, 200 and 197 haul the westbound California Zephyr out of Rollinsville towards Moffat Tunnel.
Snow in June? The snow capped Rockies make a backdrop for a loaded Herzog ballast train, as its DPU's push 74 loads (9768 tons) up the steep climb to Moffat Tunnel.
Late spring finds the creeks full from the melting snow as an eastbound BNSF manifest train exercises its trackage rights to Denver.
87. The rising sun glows through two mountain peaks as this train makes a break for Denver. A little while this train will have unknown air issues that will require the help of a MOW employee.