A westbound Southern Pacific intermodal train (probably the DVRVF) led by Rio Grande Tunnel Motor No. 5347, cruises by the towering sandstone cliffs east of Utaline, Colorado, on the afternoon of ... (more)
Late day shadows are ascending up the steep canyon walls of spectacular Ruby Canyon east of Utaline, Colorado, on August 4, 1996. A late-running Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, cruises along ... (more)
Heritage in Ruby Canyon: Union Pacific’s Operation Lifesaver special crosses McDonald Creek below Dodge’s Bluff in spectacular Ruby Canyon just east of Utaline, Colorado, on June 13, 2009. Leading... (more)
Amtrak 5, Highball Ruby Canyon! Just another of the scenic wonders the riders of the Zephyr will experience, Ruby Canyon is probably the least photographed due to almost non-existent access. Early... (more)
The California Zephyr highballs past Dodge's Bluff in the scenic Ruby Canyon.
Westbound Rio Grande manifest train #187 emerges from behind one sandstone cliff, only to duck behind another as it negotiates Ruby Canyon along the Colorado River, eight Rio Grande units more tha... (more)
Ruby Canyon does not see too many trains anymore, with Union Pacific diverting the majority of traffic through Wyoming. On this day, however, a westbound rail train led by a UP SD60 an a UP SD70M ... (more)
Cruising through Ruby Canyon on D&RGW trackage under threatening skies, Amtrak NO. 5 is making good time.