The California Zephyr travels through the foothills west of Denver on its way to California.
A eastbound coal train descends the mountain grade at Rocky, Colorado. This location was once called Arena due to its shape.... The location today still makes for fantastic arena to watch and list... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific manifest curls into Rocky. The area at the base of the Moffat is changing forever. New 500000+ dollars homes are filling the once gorgeous rolling prairie. Familiar land... (more)
Climbing towards the morning sun... A westbound manifest curves east as it twists towards the Great Divide.... The 2% grade is very evident by the next level of track that can be seen above the lo... (more)
Galloping home early in the afternoon at Rocky siding, Rio Grande number 10, the Craig-Denver Yampa Valley, is 35 minutes from a 3:20 arrival at Union Station. Three coaches and a baggage car behi... (more)
This 73 car sand train is climbing the Leyden Mesa and making every use of available horsepower on the 2%+ grade. Sunday boaters are making good use of Stanley Lake in the background. The large to... (more)
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.