Staying just under the clouds, 15,000 horsepower of GE-manufactured locomotives labor as they lead Powder River coal on the climb to Palmer Lake. Three U30C’s are sandwiched by two of their newer ... (more)
The Burlington Northern is alive and well in Denver - if not in spirit then certainly in these cascade green veterans that can be found working the yards around the mile-hi city.
Found waiting in the BNSF engine servicing yard is PRLX 1502, a SW1500 (or is it a MP15?) belonging to Progress Rail Services. The lettering on the cab also notes “A Caterpillar Company”, a refer... (more)
This is the platform of the temporary Amtrak station in Denver that was used while Union Station was being reworked. It was located just across the way from the Rockies ball stadium.
A passing view of the Animas River on the open platform of Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s business car B-2 “Cinco Animas” near Cascade siding, Colorado, on August 13, 2015.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal load drops downgrade through Eisele (formerly Clay), Colorado, on August 11, 2015. Three levels of track can be seen from this location near Big 10 Curve. The train... (more)
Two clean Union Pacific GEs lead the eastbound UP coal train that is exiting Big 10 Curve and heading for Rocky, Colorado, seen directly above the locomotives on August 11, 2015. Above the lead lo... (more)
As a Union Pacific coal train drops downgrade approaching Rocky, Colorado, the lone DPU holds back the train near the east switch at Eisele (formerly Clay), Colorado, on August 11, 2015. When watc... (more)
The lead locomotives of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train are about to take down the signals at the west end of Rocky, Colorado, on August 11, 2015, as three mid-train DPUs pass by just moment... (more)
The lone DPU on the rear of an eastbound Union Pacific coal train features a surviving Southern Pacific locomotive west of Rocky, Colorado, on August 11, 2015. SP GE AC4400CW No. 335 is one of onl... (more)
A pair of EMD GP60s pull the Rio Grande Ski Train through Coal Creek Canyon on March 28, 1997.
Entering rugged and colorful Little Gore Canyon east of Radium, Colorado, is Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr on August 4, 2014.
The sun rises in the eastern skies of Colorado as Union Pacific's North Yard (Denver), Colorado to Roper Yard (Salt Lake City), Utah manifest crosses over CO-HWY 72 in Coal Creek Canyon on August ... (more)
Three UP GE's lead five GP15-1's on the North Yard - Roper Yard manifest through Tolland, Colorado on September 05, 2015. The GP15-1's are going into storage at Grand Junction.
An SD70ACe brings up the rear of the westbound Roper Yard manifest as they round the big s-curve between Tolland and East Portal on September 05, 2015.