Western Tunnel District
Amtrak 5 the California Zephyr rolls along the ridge above South Boulder Creek near Wundervu, CO in Boulder county. In this frame P42 #174 has emerged f... (more)
In unison, triple header #487, #488, and #489 struggle up the grade near Dalton displaying the drama of mountain steam narrow gauge railroading as only the... (more)
D&RGW #491 is throttling up the grade at the Colorado Railroad Museum in the first snows of the season.
Homage to Otto
Overcast and fog conditions grip Sherman Hill and the east slope to Cheyenne. The Big Boy is rolling in along Otto Road on the Overland Route.
The Big Boy at Dale Junction
Typical early Spring at Dale, snow still lingers and vibrant sun as Big Boy, #4014 rolls up the Harriman Cutoff on its way to Laramie and eventuall... (more)
Rio Grande Heritage
The lines of our heritage hang loosely connected to infinity; relics from the last century scattered and disconnected. The stories these code line poles cou... (more)
The Colorado Railroad Museum, 60th Anniversary.
The steam team at the Colorado Railroad Museum pose for a portrait with all 4 steam locomotives in front of the roundhouse on Ju... (more)
Nearly Home over the Rio Chama
Rotary OY and team spent the day fighting snow on the mountain and returning home over the bridge at Dolce, NM. The warm light of this sunset hid... (more)
In the Cut at Hermosa
In another study of the engineering of Hermosa Tunnel looking west from the portal the delicate high altitude botanicals cling to the soft red loose soil.... (more)
One of the many trains that pass over the Laramie Subdivision works through the cut before west portal.
Brilliant Light and Potash
Passing through the S turn at Dale Junction in front of the Sherman Granite called the Great Pink Panther. A favorite spot for me and over the years ... (more)
New Combines at Dale Creek
Westbound in a hurry a vibrant load of new New Holland combines pass through the Dale Creek area of the Overland Route with SD70M #4522 on the point.
Eastbound into the first light of a mid winter day glows on the open prairie and pumpkin orange BNSF at track speed. The warm color pallet disguises the sub zero... (more)
Snow Locked Flatirons
Westbound, high out on the Flatirons above the Great Plains in full snow flock the Provo manifest swoops in and out of tunnel 2, 3, and onward to the Gr... (more)
West Portal Sunset
Heavy manifest MNPWC-15 blasts out of Hermosa East Portal Main 1 into the long shadows and warm light of a Wyoming Overland Route sunset.