Eastbound arriving in Minturn.
The sun comes in and out as loaded oil cans from Wash, Utah descend the 2-percent grade as the train negotiates the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon just west of Denver along the Moffat Road o... (more)
The snow capped continental divide provide an exquisite backdrop as BNSF C44-9W No. 5469 leads another Dash 9 and Kansas City Southern AC4400CW on the Provo, Utah to Denver, Colorado manifest as t... (more)
The BNSF helps the Union Pacific pull a freight over the South Platte River and onto the Joint Line in Denver.
Eastbound along the Arkansas River during the last year of operation. The last train over Tennessee Pass would run three months later.
Approaching the River of the Pines, the Cumbres & Toltec westbound train for Chama, New Mexico slowly moves at the foothills of the hillsides that surround the valley. In the foreground is the tra... (more)
A mixture of sounds from EMD's 16-710 prime mover, along with the new 12-1010, and dynamics fills the air as a test train from Denver to Tabernash, Colorado makes its way up the 2-percent grade in... (more)
UP train MRONY is seen navigating the tight curves of Byers Canyon during an early Spring snow shower. The train will soon dip into the siding at Sulphur to meet Amtrak #5.
If you happen to be flying to Denver, Colorado for a visit you should consider taking the new commuter rail (dubbed "The Train to the Plane") which travels from Denver International Airp... (more)
Thanks to a strong spring storm, blizzard conditions in the UP's North Yard made sorting freight cars impossible. Two days later and the Mile High sun melted most of the nearly two feet of snow.
Eastbound BNSF Provo - Denver manifest snakes through the tight curves of Byers Canyon during an early Spring snow shower.
Working upgrade over Labato Trestle is an eastbound Rio Grande freight pulled by K-36 2-8-2 No. 487, with help up the steep 4% grade provided by sister Mikado No. 488 cut in ahead of the caboose(s... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train meets a BNSF manifest freight in the siding at Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 28, 2014.