Although their road numbers list these two EMD beauties as 50 numbers away from each other, that’s about as close as it get for these dash 2s. The 1844 was originally built for Burlington Norther... (more)
UP 1349, a GP40-2 and former DRGW power, sits in the UP North Yard among some heavies that have just pulled into the servicing area adjacent to the sand towers.
This photo captures exactly how I feel when I think about the Rockies in the Summer time. Pine covered mountains and winding rivers surrounded by cool, damn, fresh air. Truly one of our country's ... (more)
Grand Junction is a scheduled 20 min stop for the CZ, but many days the train runs early and passengers get up to an hour to wander around the platform. Today is one of those days, and it seemed l... (more)
With their train of empty cement hoppers already put away at GCC Cement, the lone engine for the U-SFAPUE train was about to head back to the BNSF Pueblo yard and tie down. Unfortunately a section... (more)
Crews are coming on duty, and their power is ready and waiting to do whatever it is asked; just like they've done for decades.
Seen from an old cattle loading shoot on the old DRGW main track in the open scenery of Greenland.
Thunderstorms continue to develop over the Denver area as some sunlight peeks out of some clouds just as a Kirvin, TX to Buckskin Mine, WY Empty Coal Train trundles along on Berthoud Hill with a l... (more)
BNSF 4451 with a set of newly repaired or replaced doors heads out of the Denver Yard.
Amtrak train #5 is finally departing now an hour behind schedule after a complex locomotive swap in Denver. The train is pulling away from the temporary station as work is continuing on the modern... (more)
SP tunnel motor No. 8515 and other locomotives undergo repairs at Burnham Shops.
One of my favorite trains exits tunnel one on the Moffat Route en-route to Winter Park.
A train of boxcars heads north through the US Air Force Academy on a nice spring day.
Hopefully when I arrive in Colorado soon I can have some weather like this. On a nice spring day a NB BNSF manifest rolls through the US Air Force Academy under the watch of Pikes Peak.
In anticipation of my return to Colorado from Alaska for a few days I thought I would post a few shots from around my former haunts. Colorado Springs can be a busy place as seen here with an empty... (more)