BNSF 2692 and partner move slowly into the teeth of winter storm Selene as they take an oil can train from Denver into Commerce City. The whiteout conditions required caution as they crossed swit... (more)
The Oakway SD60’s spent a lot of time in Powder River coal service, as illustrated by this train seen travelling south on the Joint Line near Castle Rock.
An eastbound Kyle grain train begins the trek across Sand Creek on a wood trestle west of Siebert, Colorado, on May 6, 2014. Two former Southern Pacific EMD SD45T-2s power the train on Rock Island... (more)
Here we see a triple play as the morning California Zephyr departs Denver while a pair of Hyundai Eagle commuter trains meet, with one heading to Denver's Union Station and the other heading to De... (more)
Just when it appeared that B-units were a thing of the past on Class 1 railroads, Burlington Northern acquired 120 B30-7AB boosters from GE in 1982. Here one of pitches in with three six-axle unit... (more)
A plethora of railroad locomotives are seen at the BNSF’s Denver shops on a bitterly cold February afternoon. Besides the photographer, even a few units from the Southeast are here this day.
The DRIR 1083 has just dropped off two loads of steel to the CMC Banner Rebar customer. Now this former SP switcher will push their empty gondola across Franklin Street which cautions cyclists to... (more)
The sun has gone down for the day as BNSF ES44C4 No. 8254 leads the Tacoma, Washington to Omaha, Nebraska stack train up to the top of the Burkes Hill, which is a 2-percent grade, on a cold evenin... (more)
Moments just before sunset, BNSF ES44C4 No. 8254 leads the Tacoma, Washington to Omaha, Nebraska stack train as they depart the city of Boulder, Colorado on a cold March 24, 2016 evening.
Full crew. Carlos Llamas, engineer, Mr. Bear, assistant engineer, and Jake Vigil, fireman, on the March 12-13 Friends of the C&TS snow plowing special. I understand Carlos is writing a book about... (more)
Rocky Mountain HighThe Denver & Rio Grande Western's very first SD40T-2, number 5341, leads a westbound manifest down Tennessee Pass near Leadville, Colorado, on a September 1991 af... (more)
A spring blizzard pounded the Denver area, with whiteout conditions from high winds and nearly 2 feet of snow in some places.
In what almost looks like a GP30 gaining ground on a Kenworth is actually Rio Grande No. 3011 being trucked through a temporary gap in the fencing at the Colorado Railroad Museum on August 11, 200... (more)
On a crisp autumn day, one-year-old SD50 #5504 leads sister #5502 past the town's namesake landmark.
Waiting for a track delay, a trio of six-month-old Oakway SD60’s team up with a BN U33C to take a train of Powder River coal south on the Joint Line.