It’s 6:39 a.m. on the morning of July 26, 2014, as a Union Pacific inspection train exits a cut just west of Rocky, Colorado. The three-car train includes power car UPP 207, sleeper “Portola” UPP ... (more)
With freshly-washed EMD SD70ACe No. 8734 as power, a westbound Union Pacific inspection train aims into the morning sun toward Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, just after dawn on July 26, 201... (more)
A Union Pacific inspection train approaches Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, just after dawn on July 26, 2014. EMD SD70ACe No. 8734 leads power car UPP 207, sleeper “Portola” UPP 1610 and the... (more)
BNSF 7795 (ES44DC) in a Heritage III scheme with replacement Heritage II access doors moves into the Denver Yard.
A northbound UP inspection special was passing through Palmer Lake, CO on the Joint Line this afternoon right after a thunder storm passed.
Norfolk Southern no. 7529 and Union Pacific's Missouri Pacific "MoPac" Heritage Unit leads BNSF's Etter, TX to Fort Collins, CO empty wind mill train. The train is seen leaving the town ... (more)
Three Rio Grande tunnel motors, albeit one is in SP colors, traverse the horseshoe curve at Austin on Rio Grande's scenic North Fork branch. The local train dropped off empties and picked up loads... (more)
An KCS Southern Belle painted SD70ACe leads a faded Warbonnet C40-8W on this northbound manifest between Lorenzo, NE and Peetz, CO near the Colorado/Nebraska State Line.
BNSF 9303 (SD70ACe) greets BNSF 5739 (ES44AC) heading into the Denver Yard.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr leaves Rocky, Colorado, while climbing the 2% grades up the Front Range on August 26, 2013.
A crewman throws a switch that will get UP 358 to the service island in the North Yard.
A Dash-9 gets a guided crewman escort to the Denver Yard.
A pair of GP39-2's receive light maintenance at the BNSF engine servicing facility.
Shooting snow over a setting sun: After a very early blizzard in October 1997, the eastern plains of Colorado were heavily drifted with snow. Union Pacific found that it needed to call the Cheyenn... (more)
Phabulous Phantom! The volcanic spires of Phantom Curve tower over a diminutive D&RGW C-18 Consolidation as she slowly plods westbound with a train of empty stockers headed for Chama. This... (more)