I wanted to back up a little further from the tracks for this shot but could not. The private road behind me was not plowed and high snow berms created by plowing out the public road crossing dire... (more)
Amtrak's number 6, the California Zephyr, passes underneath, the signal bridge, at Soldier Summit, with a fourteen car train.
It's a somewhat rare occasion, especially in the winter, to get to se... (more)
After assisting a coal train on the grade from Helper to Soldier Summit, Union Pacific's Second Help, consisting of seven Rio Grande tunnel motors, retrieves three wreck damaged AC4400CWs for a sp... (more)
Rio Grande to the rescue! Due to mechanical ills plaguing the road power, a point helper was called to assist a late running Union Pacific Denver to Salt Lake City UPS (and Coors beer) train from ... (more)