Amtrak #5 heads west rounding the 10 degree curves at Rocky, Colorado. A wet summer has left the grass fairly green for early August. Passengers have a gorgeous day to enjoy the views....
For a brief period in 1966 Burlington and Rio Grande have been pooling motive power on a single freight west from Denver. Here on March 27 CB&Q 953 leads a five-unit matched set of GP30’s up the t... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific manifest climbs the twisting Big Ten Curves of the Moffat Road. Above the trains is Tunnel One and the Majestic Flatiron Rock Formations.... If you look hard you can fol... (more)
AMTK 93 passes through Rocky, Colorado and will soon enter the Big 10 Curve.
Coal train snakes its way towards Denver
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