A load of black diamonds from the Black Thunder Mine lead by a pair of War Pumpkins pass underneath I-25 as an 18-wheeler passes overhead.
Today’s Pueblo local heads to the mill for work as it passes remnants of the Missouri Pacific mainline into Pueblo as well as the former diamond special track work that crossed the former Colorado... (more)
A New Orleans bound train splits the signals at NE Avondale, as it shifts onto UP maintained track inherited from the MoPac merger in 1982. To the right one can see the former Santa Fe right of w... (more)
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Patriot on the P-Line NS 137, which has a reputation for putting heritage units and other more)
A pair of heritage one units pull into Pueblo with a train of crude oil and begin to slow down for a run through the Junction as this train will soon take a turn onto the former Santa Fe mainline ... (more)
A unit rail train slowly makes its way toward the former Rio Grande yard with loads of 80 foot long rail bundled in packages of 5 rails wide and stacked 8 packages per car. This steel is more)
The sun tries to break through the impending afternoon cloud movements and prevails one last time as it illuminates both the ex-Rio Grande and Santa Fe yards full of vintage equipment with the nam... (more)
Renewable Couplers from scrapped railcars head into the BNSF yard where they’ll most likely be sent to a foundry that manufactures this railway component so their metal compositions can be... (more)
As the afternoon comes to a close, the second shift “Hill Cut” steadily goes to work switching cars brought into the yard by the first shift’s crew while also giving one a view of the unique artwo... (more)
In a rather interesting maneuver, the “Hill Cut” is seen on the return from its second trip to the Evraz Steel Mill with more loads of rail and setouts dropped off on the rock track just past the ... (more)
The remote controlled 1799 moves a solitary covered hopper car with colorful gibberish from one part of the yard to another while the classy Santa Fe SD40-2 rests on the fuel track.
A pair of 70MACs and an obvious foreign visitor from the Utah Railway head for Boyles with auto racks full of automobiles from a Montgomery assembly plant at their head end.
Creekers Running as lite engines this morning, today’s Y-PUE101 is seen about to pass the Salt Creek control point as the three EMD beauties head toward the massive Evraz Rocky Mountain St... (more)
Today’s Rock and Rail traverses the s-curves on its way into the former Rio Grande yard in Pueblo while stored covered hoppers sit parked to the left and the Rockies stand tall in the back.