In the late afternoon sunlight, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr crawls through the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon, CO on the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on July 14th, 2018. The train w... (more)
The California Zephyr crosses over Coal Creek Canyon Road as it heads into the Rocky Mountains and towards the Moffat Tunnel
On April 9, 2016, an eastbound Union Pacific loaded oil train pops out of Tunnel 1 into a small pocket of sunshine (literally) on a gorgeous spring afternoon in Coal Creek Canyon.
After meeting the westbound California Zephyr up at Crescent Siding, FXE 4691 emerges out of Tunnel One and starts the descent into Coal Creek Canyon on December 30th, 2017.
The daily Denver to Provo manifest grinds up the east side of the Continental Divide with clear signals all the way to East Portal.
In the warm early afternoon sunlight, BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest snakes around the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon, CO with quite the colorful consist leading the train.
Both leader and DPU are visible as the QPVDVJ-14 descends the Moffat Route.
Well worth the drenching! The rear DPU of an eastbound coal train passes through the Blue Mountain Road grade crossing.
The sun briefly pokes out of the clouds as UP 8705 leads the Herzog Ballast train up and out of Coal Creek Canyon while laying new ballast for the tracks.
After waiting for a few trains at Rocky Siding, UP 8705 leads a westbound Herzog Ballast train up Coal Creek Canyon.
BNSF 6967 snakes around the curve at Blue Mountain Road leading the QPVDVJ-14 towards Denver.
Amtrak 6 descends from Tunnel 1 in the evening sunlight running about 30 minutes late.
After being pounded by a thunderstorm, the sun returns along the Rocky Mountains as the CWEMS9-12 snakes around Coal Creek Canyon by Blue Mountain Rd.
As the sun starts to set, UP 8708 leads the MNYRO (freight from North Yard, CO to Roper Yard, UT) through Coal Creek Canyon on the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
The sun is gone for the day as Union Pacific SD70ACe-T4 Nos. 3027, 3019, 3014 lead three more UP units on the North Yard-Roper Yard manifest up the 2-percent grade into Coal Creek Canyon near Arva... (more)