BNSF 6127 and a fellow AC unit from manufacturing rival EMD lead a colorful unit coal train past the old mainline cross-overs just south of the Nixon Power plant whose exhaust stack can be seen ab... (more)
Auto rack trains such as the V-KCKBGL are starting to become a regular sight in Pueblo thanks to the new auto facility opened at Big Lift (BGL) on June 1st of this year. This facility replaces th... (more)
Stormy skies and very strong winds are seen over the 1024 today as it splits semaphore signals at its new resting location near HWY 50. This site will soon become the city’s future visitor’s cent... (more)
Passing underneath the remnants of a Santa Fe style cantilever signal, an empty crude oil train heads out of La Junta as stormy skies are beginning to make their way in.
The North Yard to Pueblo local makes a rare daylight appearance this morning as it comes down the former Rio Grande mainline in Pueblo with intentions to enter the yard located there.
The new futuristic canopy over the 6 (in total 8) stump tracks of the rebuilt Denver Union Station. Now the daily "California Zephyr" of Amtrak is serving Denver Union Station again and ... (more)
Located in the quiet but special city of Colorado Springs, (home of the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and Cheyenne Mountain - where the Air Force and NORAD work literally inside a mountain), is one of th... (more)
Amtrak # 6, the eastbound "California Zephyr", pulled by P42DC # 204 and 130, in the Red Canyon of the Colorado river between Dotsero and Burns.
P42 # 118 and 41 are pulling Amtraks train # 5 "California Zephyr" up the 2.0 % grade to the front range of the Rockies and the Moffat tunnel. The train is going through little 10 curve/... (more)
In October 1997, Union Pacific called out rotary snowplow No. 900082 and support train to clear the Kansas Pacific Line in eastern Colorado. Here it is in Arapahoe, Colorado at sunset.
Union Pacific C44ACCTE # 5854 and 5726 are pulling a long train with about 20 wind turbine blades loaded on flat cars over the BNSF Front Range Subdivision between Longmont and Boulder.
Back to back SP AC4400CWs pull a KPAIC coal empty west through Plainview on UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
The Rio Grande Ski Train is ready for an early morning departure from Denver to Winter Park, tied down at Union Station the evening of March 27, 1997.
Set out for a mechanical issue, UP 7084 sits below Castle Rock, CO's seasonal star.
A rather surreal sight offer this wind turbine blades loaded on 89’4” flatcars with these special clouds in the sky. About 20 such turbine blades was the only load of the train, which was pulled b... (more)