EMD demonstrators are testing on Rio Grande's Craig Branch as they bring a coal train from Axial to the Drake Power Plant in Colorado Springs through the loops at Crater, CO. Scanned from a Kodach... (more)
DSNG #7, "Big Al," a narrow-gauge GE shorty, relaxes on a Wednesday afternoon in the on/off rain. Long-ago closed mines on the hills behind watch over this town.
A pleasant evening at Denver Union Station. I haven't been here since I rode the Ski Train about ten or so years ago. It's a really nice station inside and out. I wish Amtrak made more of an appea... (more)
BNSF 1732 (SD40-2) gets repositioned in the engine servicing yard.
Union Pacific’s West Local crosses over Colo. Highway 72 just west of Leyden, Colorado, on January 27, 1998. Leading the train is venerable Rio Grande GP30 No. 3003.
The calendar says spring, but the weather says winter at Crescent, Colorado, on April 23, 1999. Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs the Front Range of the Rockies through a snowy wonderlan... (more)
A deadheading BNSF Passenger train is seen at the last light of the day heading South towards Colorado Springs.
This interesting consist with BNSF 7598, 211, CREX 1305 and BNSF 881 is seen passing by the red barn at Greenland heading South.
It is interesting to note how much better the Red has lasted on th... (more)
A SLRG excursion grinds up the west slope of La Veta Pass.
SP 7863 sits down at the passenger depot at South Fork. Careful eyes will remember the sister locomotive was recently seen in an upload by Steve Sm... (more)
Amtrak 4, the Southwest Chief, eases down Raton Pass at Morley, CO. Morley was the site of a large CF&I coal mine, producing coking coal for Pueblo. Tailings from the mine can be seen in the far r... (more)
BNSF 5343 is flanked by a couple visitors as it heads into the Denver Yard, including NS 9729 on point and CSXT 108 bringing up the rear.
UP 4339 (SD70M) moves past GATX 2679 in the 36th Street Yard
Passing through Tunnel 40 along the Colorado River, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train traverses Little Gore Canyon east of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.