Last Train 5 until May
March 29th, 2020 was the last westbound California Zephyr for over a month on Moffat due to a crew shortage from COVID-19. Looking more like the Winter P... (more)
BNSF #6017 is leading the CBKMSLP110 west of Roggen, CO in the early morning sun.
BNSF #6017 is leading the BKMSLP110B over the classic Larkspur bridge on the Colorado Joint Line. Shot on Mavic Pro 2.
BNSF #6017 is leading the CBKMSLP110 through the Keenesburg curve shortly after sunrise on its first trip west. A classic Chicago Burlington & Quincy spot with... (more)
BNSF #6017 is leading the BKMSLP110B through Spruce, CO.
BNSF #6017 is hustling across the Larkspur ATSF with BKMSLP110B which proudly still wearing the logo, with the new heritage 25th Anniversary unit in lead on it... (more)
SD40-2 idles impatiently at the grade crossing in North Yard on the Golden Sub with the weekly glass shipment.
Usually only on Wednesday
Bestway Concrete hosts some local businesses for the Union Pacific. To the north the Flatirons stand proud over Boulder. This train will skirt the wes... (more)
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)
Heavy Snow and Wings
Down the grade nearly home after a snowy ride over the Continental Divide UP #5440 leads a 6 pack with coal in the first significant snow of the season.
Blowing Snow & Sunshine
8 locomotives in a row with heavy coal are in full reflected light off the freshly fallen and blowing snow. Subzero windchill grips my feet in these 40 ... (more)
Spires of Granite
Amtrak number 1105 substituting for number 5 the California Zephyr is about 34 minutes late at tunnel 5 and 6 on the Flatiron Range near Eldorado Canyon. Spir... (more)
Water from the Tank
Like gold glowing in the brilliant Fall morning light; water on the deck flows from the tank. Chama, NM
Whisking through the fresh Spring snow on the Moffat Road through the Flatiron Range, Amtrak #5 is right on time. Shot on Mavic Pro 2.
Blue Mountain Fire Station
Amtrak 5 the California Zephyr is zipping through the horseshoe at Coal Creek and Blue Mountain. An often shot spot and fun spectacle to watch the tr... (more)