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.
The always early Rock and Rail continues the run into Pueblo with 20 cars bound for interchange at the UP yard a little over a mile away.
Sixty nine foot long pieces of 115 pound rail fresh from the Evraz USA mill in Pueblo (former CF&I) sit bundled atop a flush deck flatcar as they head East to Kansas City on the p... (more)
A bridge used by the MoPac on its former mainline into Pueblo frames up the rear DPU on an empty BNSF coal train. Once this bridge used to carry the Colorado Eagle, today it carries the tags of g... (more)
Resting this Saturday in one of the spur tracks of the former Santa Fe classification yard in Pueblo, the 1760 idles away with another SD40-2 but of the Radio Controlled variety.
Merger Consist A heritage consist, BNSF style, comes to a stop on the Spanish Peaks Subdivision as the local is about to switch the newest customer located in southern Pueblo, the Rocla Co... (more)
Two objects synonymous with Pueblo, the Santa Fe Railway and the Rocky Mountains are seen together as today’s Pueblo local works the cement tie plant south of town.
A higher up in the BNSF chain of commands slowly and safely dismounts the BNSF 5948 after talking with the crew on their successful passage of an obstruction test. Soon this load of coal will con... (more)
First of its kind Developed as answer to replacing DC locomotives with AC power at a likely lower cost and a direct response to the GE ES44C4 model, EMDX 1207 is the first six axle AC loc... (more)
Three patched Southern Pacific AC4400s do their best at continuing to displaying the Rio Grande inspired speed lettering seen on their long hoods as they trail other UP locomotives in a power move... (more)
Pigs and Pig Iron A piggyback section of NS 20K passes in front of the famous Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces as this intermodal comes to a stop in River Yard to break down its train.
A very odd consist for 2013 made up of an MP15DC-SW7-MP15DC sandwich pull their double stack train to a stop as another employee hands off orders on the ground to the engineer.
One unique Cat The famous Chessie silhouetted cat still finds itself adorning the sides of this C&O caboose built by the Fruit Growers Express in 1980. This bay window caboose was part of... (more)
Tracks in the CSX Tilford yard begin to glisten as light from the rising sun reflects off the rail's polished head.
The Memorial Day holiday finds NS A54 relaxing in the yard at Attalla with a classic high-hood GP50 at the helm.