In an unusual visit to the west slope of the Wasatch Mountains, Union Pacific’s LJP45 local exits Thistle Tunnel on the long climb to Soldier Summit on May 5, 2004. Three Rio Grande SD40T-2 “Tunne... (more)
No doubt you’re aboard an Alco PA, looking back at your 4-car Train No. 9, Yampa Valley, passing through Fraser Canyon en route to Craig, Colo. the last day of 1966. The last two cars carried s... (more)
Alco PA 6013 leads D&RGW’s amply-powered 2-car Train 1, The Royal Gorge, during its station stop at Pueblo on April 16, 1967. After going through the Gorge, the train will terminate in another 95... (more)
The Alco PA on D&RGW’s Train 10 Yampa Valley had to have a little assistance to make it into Denver Union Terminal in the long evening light of June 4, 1967. GP-30 3020 was more than willing to h... (more)
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.
Photographed more than six months after the UP-SP merger, an overview of the former Rio Grande North Yard terminal from West 48th Ave. in Denver, Colorado.
The Rio Grande Ski Train emerges from Tunnel One with more than 800 passengers from Denver headed west to Winter Park for a day of skiing on March 29, 1997.
All aboard! After spending a great day on the slopes, more than 750 passengers board the Rio Grande Ski Train at Colorado's Winter Park Ski Resort the afternoon of March 28, 1997.
Merry Christmas from the beautiful Colorado Rockies! The Rio Grande Ski Train has stopped to pick up skiers at the Winter Park Resort on March 28, 1997.
It really does snow in the desert, as this scene on Union Pacific’s Green River Subdivision in Utah illustrates. A short UP LJP45 local, also known as the “dirt train,” is about to pass over the s... (more)
Baldwin built DRGW #318 (2-8-0) holds the line as Galloping Goose #7 makes a run around the perimeter track at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Rio Grande SD50s No. 5506, 5509, and 5512 lead the hot RODVF through Lakota Junction on Feb. 23, 1997. The Union Pacific had reassigned the D&RGW SD50 fleet from the Tehachapi helper pool to forme... (more)
Rio Grande GP40-2s No. 3116, 3114 and 3124 drag a heavy Fourth South Switcher from downtown Salt Lake City on July 21, 1996.
Under the watchful eye of 10,689 ft. Loafer Mountain, Rio Grande SD40T-2s 5347, 5406, 5383, and 5371 lead a 44 car RODVM through Spanish Fork Canyon on Feb. 8, 1997.
Merry Christmas from Maintenance of Way!