Returning from Silverton, on the last few feet of its journey on a glorious August evening. Hard to tell that it was raining and chilly all morning!
Amtrak No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, is seen through the clean dome windows of private car “Sierra Hotel” curving through Dotsero, Colorado, on February 3, 2002.
The Union Pacific uses a fleet of GP15-1's in their 36th Street and North Yards in Denver. Most of the units are approaching 40 years old but they are still going strong.
BNSF 6226 (ES44AC) leads a double stack out of Denver on an elevated section of track connecting Denver with Commerce City.
A crewman of BNSF 7280 takes a cold walk to throw a switch for the waiting oil can train looking to depart the Denver Yard.
Westbound at Fir, Colorado, San Luis and Rio Grande 2-6-0 hauls a photo freight over La Veta Pass on September 20, 2007. Unfortunately, this former Southern Pacific locomotive hasn’t been in servi... (more)
About to enter Tunnel 39 and Little Gore Canyon, Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, is west of Azure, Colorado, along the Colorado River on August 20, 2014.
This weary looking Dash-8 can be found working the Denver Yard, providing needed muscle to hump long strings of rolling stock.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train rumbles along the Colorado River through Little Gore Canyon east of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
A westbound BNSF trackage rights manifest rounds the curve climbing the hill at the Jefferson County Open Space near Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
Amtrak 4 crosses the Purgatorie River near Jansen, CO as it approaches the next station stop in Trinidad, CO.
SLRG 8577 leads a small, two-car, passenger excursion westbound between La Veta pass and Fort Garland, CO.
Southbound UP blade train rounding the big curve at Palmer Lake
Southbound BNSF manifest Palmer Lake after first snow of the season
Two Rio Grande GP30s power Union Pacific’s West Local on the Rocky Spur above Rocky, Colorado, on October 23, 1997.