As afternoon storm clouds roll across northern Colorado Union Pacific FEF-3 #844 storms through Ault on UP's Greeley Subdivision, the abandoned Farr's Feed elevator provides the backdrop for the b... (more)
Its 108 degrees and no breeze at Kersey,CO. But its a DRY heat....imagine being UP on that big old boiler....I sure can! Oh and then there was no AC on the train except for one car.....and you dam... (more)
The snow has been coming down hard all morning, but the clouds are lifting a bit as the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon winter train departs Rockwood station.
On it's last run of the year, Cumbres & Toltec 488 stops it's train a the Cumbres Colorado Station to inspect the train and locomotive and also to pick-up two tired German Hikers
With the Galloping Goose running and incredible fall colors around, lots of people were chasing train 216 out of Chama, NM, on October 4. We decided to ditch the masses after the train passed Loba... (more)
Still lettered "Rio Grande" for a special steam charter trip earlier in the week, C&TS K36 484 leads a long 11-car train 215 west out of Chama with caboose 0306 on the rear.
For the nex... (more)
Leaving the canyon. Observing the permanent slow order associated with the High Line, DSNG Locomotive 486 brings Train 464 out of the Animas Canyon and the San Juan National Forest, on the ... (more)
Drifting down to Hermosa. DSNG Locomotive #486 is just drifting down the last of the 2.5% grade from Rockwood, as she blows for the US 550 Crossing at Hermosa, Colorado. With just about 3... (more)
Storms are rolling into Cripple Creek as Porter No. 3 heads towards town. No. 3 has been in service on the CC&V since 1967; it was acquired from the Mexican mining company Cia. Metalurgica Mexica... (more)
Now arriving from Durango....The Sil-ver-ton! It's just past noon and Train 462, the second of two daily departures from Durango is passing the 1882-vintage D&RGW depot in Silverton, Colora... (more)
The first train of the day to Silverton on August 24, 2003, over the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad snakes along the cliff above Elbert Creek south (east) of Rockwood, Colorado. Mikado ... (more)
480 ist leaving Silverton.
Union Pacific 8444 is running fast in perfect sunlight at Masters, Colorado.
K36 #481 hauling a train from Durango to Silverton