Along the scenic Colorado River, Union Pacific’s westbound MNYRO freight approaches Yarmony, Colorado, on August, 3, 2014.
Crossing the Colorado River and passing through colorful Red Canyon between Dell and Range, Colorado, on the Dotsero Cutoff is Union Pacific’s MNYRO freight on August, 3, 2014.
Stainless steel smile: Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, curves into a smile as seen from high above Tunnel 40 in Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
Four tunnel motors haul a grain train through Little 10 Curve all the while climbing the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies en-route to Fresno, CA. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
A NP SD45 was in the company of other BN units and ATSF F units at the rather polluted fuel rack at Pueblo, Colo. April 29, 1972
UP 2413 heads to the 36th Street Yard with a mixed freight in tow.
This grimy veteran was built in 1963 as a GP30 for Southern Railway and was later rebuilt as a GP30E for Burlington Northern.
This GP39V, still wearing a faded Burlington Northern paint scheme, was built in 1964 as a GP35.
Right out of the paint shop! This J&L Consulting, LTD. SD40-2 is a former UP engine. Previously numbered as UP 8042, this engine was delivered as a "Fast forty" unit, geared for high s... (more)
With the lead unit missing a numberboard (note the duct tape in its place) and the middle unit doing it's best impression of a steam locomotive, this Union Pacific manifest winds its way west on t... (more)
With a pair of PV's bringing up the markers, Amtrak #6, the California Zephyr, winds it's way through western Colorado on the old D&RGW mainline near Palisade.
The 'Smurf' GP38-2's of GATX always appear well maintained.
A westbound Union Pacific coal train claws its way up the hill out of Bond on the Craig Branch.
Originally Amtrak. It looks good but I'm not sure when or if it is used. Due to the steep grades and slow speeds it would seem to be a good "horsepower stretcher" but thus far in two t... (more)
A thunderstorm that dumped over several inches of rain resulting in Flash Flooding in some areas has moved out as the Longmont Switch returns from doing work up north. The train is rolling down th... (more)