Traction Testing on the Moffat. EMDX1206 leads west towards the Flatirons rising majestically above the Plains....
Traction Testing on the Moffat. EMDX1206 crawls west up one of the toughest mountain grades on the Continent. Traction tests on these SD70ACE locomotives was well underway...
After weeks of morning clouds, rain and smoke from fires west of Colorado, August 26th found brilliant clear skies. UP7699 attacks what is perhaps the toughest and most scenic mountain railroad ... (more)
One of only 3 Rio Grande GP30's left on the roster at this time.
On this Sunday afternoon, as the storm clouds roll in, the Ski Train makes its final run of the 2009 winter season, passing through Rocky. Little would we know that 23 days later, the Ski Train wo... (more)
The second half of southbound coal #708 makes its way down through Rocky behind 5353 5344 5376 5405 in March 1982.
The westbound California Zephyr, behind 264 and 293, commences its climb around the Big 10 Loop after crossing 5502 5516 5390 5386 and helpers 5509 5515 on an eastbound coal at Rocky in September ... (more)
3001 and 3008 head along the Rocky Spur with the Rocky Flats turn at Rocky in September 1985
UP 4951 leads a huge consist down the Moffat at Arvada Colorado as the head to Denver.
A loaded unit coal train heads down slowly with brakes squealing, through Rocky on the UP Moffat Tunnel Sub. Canon Digital Rebel XT, 70-200mm f/4 L @ 104mm
An eastbound BNSF manifest makes it way down to Denver on the UP Moffat Tunnel Sub, after winding through the big ten curves. Canon Digital Rebel XT, 70-200mm f/4 L @ 70mm
Sunrise at rocky as we pass a coal load tieddown
Rio Grande Ski Train is shown rounding Little Ten Curve enroute from Denver to Winter Park. After traversing a huge "S" curve (including Big Ten Curve), the train will be on the elevated track in... (more)