A BNSF manifest is coming through tunnel 3 on the Flatiron Range near Boulder County on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. Geometry and geology measured in an axiom of angles converge on a tangent thr... (more)
Amtrak California Zephyr train 6 is in the homes stretch for Denver Union Station east of Plain. The Denver skyline is prominently on display on this vibrant evening in April 2018.
Spring snow in the mountains can mean several feet. March traditionally is Colorado’s snowiest month and on this March 19-20th was no exception to the rule. The Moffat Tunnel Subdivision was pla... (more)
Spring snow is in full grip of the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on this early morning blue hour in April, 2020. This eastbound BNSF manifest is rolling through the horseshoe at Coal Creek, CO. Shot o... (more)
Emerging from a very characteristically high country winter days ground blizzard; BNSF #8052 is leading the Lincoln to Provo manifest through Tolland, CO.
Winter storm light fills Beyers Canyon west of Hot Sulpher Springs, CO. Shot on Mavic Pro 2 with heated battery.
The first thunderstorm complexes of the 2020 season rumble northeasterly over Boulder County while the last light of the day strikes a westbound oil train around the horseshoe at Coal Creek. Gett... (more)
UP 5908 works it’s manifest past Blue Mountain and through the Coal Creek tangents on a delightful bright morning. Fresh heavy snow fell over the previous 2 days and with such little traffic on ... (more)
Amtrak number 5, the California Zephyr is on the fill west of Rollinsville, CO along South Boulder Creek among the peak color of Aspens.
January in Colorado is one of the sunniest months. On February 2 some of that sun has carried over a couple days as a eastbound grain empty exits Tunnel 1 on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. This da... (more)
Clinging to the flanks of Eldorado Mountain and turning thru the 10 degree curve inside Tunnel 16... This westbound Union Pacific manifest heavy in frack sand blasts out of #16 as it continues int... (more)
Part III Sand Train. The work of getting a tonnage train over the mountains can be a challenge in the best of conditions, when things are not working rite it becomes far worse. This westb... (more)
Part II Sand Train. An hour after this train passed through Coal Creek Canyon the westbound sand train crawled past the site of former Tunnel 28 on its journey towards the Continental Divi... (more)
Part I Sand Train. A BNSF sand train climbs up and around the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon. The 2% grade is evident here as the the head-end of the train passed over the 2 DPU AC u... (more)
Drone Shot - UP #6570 leads the MRONY-25 out of Tunnel 1 with a nice mix of power as they head east bound on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.