It's a gorgeous afternoon as Norfolk Southern no. 7630 leads Norfolk Southern "Southern Heritage" no. 8099, and BNSF no. 4056 on BNSF's Laurel, MT to Denver, CO manifest at Boulder, CO.
An SD60M, two SD40-2's, ES44C4, SD60, and C44-9W in numerous paint schemes lead the Longmont Switch back south to Longmont out of Berthoud after picking up cars and some extra luggage at North Yar... (more)
It's just after sunset with temperatures close to zero as Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr, wastes no time descending the grade at Coal Creek Canyon during the cold blue hour.
With the temperature close to zero, Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr descends the grade at Big Ten Curve with the Denver Metro area in the background.
With the temperature at about 3 degrees and the windchill at about -10, the snow continues to fall as Canadian Pacific AC4400CW no. 8645 leads BNSF C44-9W no. 970 on the Omaha, NE to Tacoma, WA st... (more)
It's just after sunset as Amtrak #6 eases down the grade around Big Ten Curve at dusk with the Denver Metro Area in the background.
A three hour late Amtrak #5 races up the grade through the canyon along South Boulder Creek between Rollinsville and Tolland. Passengers over the past week have been treated to spectacular fall co... (more)
A BNSF crew member gives the engineer hand signals before making the joint with a set of empty BNSF covered hoppers that were filled with barley at the Coors Elevator in Highland, CO.
While waiting for a train to depart, sometimes you find something to photograph with interesting lighting on it.
After meeting a northbound empty coal train, the Buck Local led by two B40-8Ws leave the city of Boulder, CO as they trundle along with boxcars, centerbeams, and a caboose.
The second of three northbound coal empties led by two SD70ACes heads north into Boulder, CO through Legion Park on a sunny Wednesday afternoon.
A late Amtrak #5 led by a UP AC4400CW rounds the curve from Eisile towards Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
Two BNSF C44-9W's lead elephant style on the Tacoma, WA to Omaha, NE stack train at Legion Park in Boulder, CO on October 03, 2014.
Just before the sun sets behind the Front Range Foothills and Rocky Mountains, Norfolk Southern C40-9W no. 9464 leads a BNSF SD70ACe and ex Southern Pacific AC4400CW on BNSF's Laurel, MT to Amaril... (more)
An overall view from inside my Nissan Xterra shows the DPUs on this empty BNSF coal train that is seen heading north into the small town of Berthoud, CO.