A late Amtrak #5 makes its way through Coal Creek Canyon just west of Denver. The train is passing over Highway 72 as they being the climb towards Tunnel #1. December 08, 2013.
Everything from electronics to furniture is shipped in these intermodal containers. The most efficient way of transporting consumer goods across the country.
The DPU's on this empty coal train bring up the rear as the train follows along side South Boulder Creek just east of Tolland, CO on July 18, 2012.
Domestic containers from JB Hunt and Schneider make up most of the double stacks on the Denver, CO to Chicago, IL Z-Train at Barr, CO. January 02, 2014.
It's a typical evening in Iowa as a westbound stack train meets an eastbound stack train at the west end of Ogden, IA on May 24, 2013.
The Laurel to Denver manifest creeps along just north of Longmont where they'll stop just outside of town to wait for the Buck Local to clear up and get a new warrant to head south.
The Buck Local heads back to Longmont, west of Hygiene near Western Spur, after dropping off empty cement hoppers at the CEMEX Cement Plant near Lyons, CO.
After dropping off about 10 to 15 empty cement hoppers at the Cemex Plant in Lyons, the Buck Local with two loaded cement hoppers trundles along the 10 MPH jointed rail between Lyons and Hygiene o... (more)
After getting their work between and permission through a Form B, the Longmont Switch crosses over the Cache La Poudre River in Fort Collins on a sunny, but windy afternoon.
After getting a track warrant and getting permission through a Form B, a Santa Fe C40-8W has just crossed the BNSF/UP Diamond in Fort Collins, CO.
After meeting an empty military train at North Yard, the Denver, CO to Tacoma, WA stack train led by a CREX ES44AC and BNSF "Swoosh" C40-8W passes the Budweiser Brewery at Busch near Fort Collins.... (more)
A CREX leased ES44AC leads a BNSF "Swoosh" painted C40-8W on the Denver, CO to Tacoma, WA stack train that is seen doing track speed through Highland, CO.
Slowing for the diverging approach at East Keenesburg, a CREX GEVO leads a BN SD70MAC on this Minnequa coal load just east of Keenesburg. The train will meet at least one eastbound here.
The DPU's bring up the rear of this Minnequa coal load as they come into the small town of Keenesburg where they'll meet an eastbound.
With just about a minute left of sunlight, a westbound coal train heads west into the setting sun just east of Hudson at Rescar, CO.