A pair of Rock & Rail units at Portland, CO.
The morning Rock & Rail train has just arrived at Pueblo and now it patiently awaits permission from the UP before entering their yard to drop off and pick up cars.
A trio of Rock & Rail GP40s work the yard adjacent to the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Portland. The power briefly fouls the SH 120 crossing while the conductor lines a switch.
A Rock & Rail train consisting of three units and two cars clears the UP main near the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Portland. A little bit of fall color brightens the scene along CO State Highwa... (more)
A trio of Rock & Rail GP40s bring two cement hoppers past the former D&RGW Florence station on UP's Tennessee Pass Sub. The short train will clear up at the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Portland... (more)
This morning's Rock & Rail train has just delivered their cars from Holcim Cement to the BNSF at Pueblo and are now returning engines lite back to Portland to tie down for the day. But first, the... (more)
The Rock & Rail begins its day as lite power as it passes CP Adobe. The train will soon enter into the massive Holcim complex located a few miles from here where a train load of cement is awaitin... (more)
Today's UP Canon City local is just through the steel bridge crossing over the Arkansas River as it shows up with a large train to work the Holcim cement plant. Conversely, the Rock and Rail 401 ... (more)
In an interesting move, today's Rock & Rail train is only powered by one locomotive instead of the usual two and is seen abou... (more)
With the Front Range standing tall in the background, it’s easy to see why they call it the Rock and Rail as this former Rio Grande GP40 prepares to head west out of Pueblo just like it used to do... (more)
With a switch lined into the interchange portion of Union Pacific’s yard, the Rock and Rail begins the simple task of dropping off cars full of cement for forwarding out of Pueblo.
Today’s Rock and Rail traverses the s-curves on its way into the former Rio Grande yard in Pueblo while stored covered hoppers sit parked to the left and the Rockies stand tall in the back.
The always early Rock and Rail continues the run into Pueblo with 20 cars bound for interchange with the BNSF at the UP yard a little over a mile away.
The conductor of the early morning Rock & Rail train walks ahead of his locomotives to line all the appropriate switches as he prepares to drop off loads of cement hoppers into the Union Pacific y... (more)
I wanna Rock & Rail all night and party everyday!