Amtrak's eastbound "California Zephyr" pops out of Tunnel 1 in Coal Creek Canyon as it descends down the 2-percent grade towards Denver, on September 29, 2018.
At sunset, Union Pacific AC4400CW No. 6450 leads the Roper Yard-Denver manifest train east around the curve at Crescent, Colorado, on September 29, 2018.
The Aspen trees show off their color as Amtrak's eastbound "California Zephyr" has just exited the Moffat Tunnel and begins its downhill descent towards Denver at East Portal, Colorado, ... (more)
BNSF's "Buck Local" with FURX (ex-NS, nee-SOU) GP38-2 No. 5574 runs up the middle of Atwood Street light long hood forward in Longmont, Colorado, on September 2, 2018. The local will pic... (more)
A work window in Longmont had created a nice backup of trains along BNSF's Front Range Subdivision. As dusk approaches, the third of four northbounds gets underway after getting a new track warran... (more)
Severe thunderstorms move into the area as BNSF SD70MACe No. 9718 races east knocking down the semaphore intermediates just outside of Wagon Mound, New Mexico, on August 8, 2018.
A pair of EMD SD70ACe-T4 demos painted in BNSF colors race west through the semaphore signals at Robinson, New Mexico along BNSF's Raton Subdivision, on August 8, 2018.
On a misty/foggy morning, BNSF AC4400EV No. 5723 leads an eastbound loaded coal train up to the summit of Crawford Hill at Belmont, Nebraska on July 9, 2018.
A severe thunderstorm that produced 60-MPH wind gusts and tennis ball size hail move southeast on the outskirts of Deer Trail, Colorado along Union Pacific's Limon Subdivision, on July 29, 2018.
A pair of BNSF SD70MACs leads the "Longmont Switch" north near Berthoud, Colorado, by a pack of llamas, two of which are intrigued by the train, on July 26, 2018.
A bucket list item of mine has been photographing a BNSF train on Raton Pass along the former original Santa Fe mainline. For years, the railroad had not run any revenue freight over the route due... (more)
Black Hills Central 2-6-6-2T Mallet No. 110 takes the eastbound trip from Hill City across the Old Hill City Highway west of Keystone, South Dakota, on July 11, 2018.
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre, & Eastern SD40-2's lead the Dakota Junction-Rapid City train north through Wayside, Nebraska, just south of the state line with South Dakota, on July 9, 2018.
A westbound BNSF coal empty rounds the big curve coming down from Breezy Point on Crawford Hill in Nebraska, on July 10, 2018.
A pair of Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2's Nos. 3464 and 3459 lead the Dakota Junction-Rapid City train (LDJRC 09) next to a farm ditch south of Oelrichs, South Dakota, on July 9, 2018.