UP 2559 (ES44AC) leads an empty coal train up the steep grade from Rocky, Colorado to Tunnel #1.
There has been a noticeable increase in the last couple months of engines going through the UP's North Yard. A sign of the current booming economy.
From the side you can appreciate the ingenuity that went into creating the 'Galloping Goose' powered mover. Different car bodies were used depending on the unit and Rio Grande Southern No. 7 was ... (more)
The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado has some great vintage engines. Here we see the Denver Leadville & Gunnison No. 191, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1880 complete with c... (more)
'Galloping Goose' No. 7 makes a lap around the grounds of the Colorado Railroad Museum, passing the entrance and the flagman posted to stop traffic.
Rio Grande Southern 'Galloping Goose' No. 7 sits next to a vintage flange car on the grounds of the Colorado Railroad Museum. The museum will often run this car around their circuit on days when ... (more)
The BNSF crew in Golden reposition a MAC as BNSF 1833 gets ready to pull a string of freight from the yard.
OmniTRAX's SD40-3 takes a freight through Fort Collins, Colorado and will drop it off at the BNSF North Yard.
BNSF 1833 works a small yard in Golden, Colorado.
BNSF 1789, a former Burlington Northern SD40-2 which has recently been painted from Cascade Green to BNSF Heritage III, crosses the South Platte River in Denver.
BNSF 5625 (AC4400CW) leads a loaded coal train through Douglas County and past the Comcast satellite network facility.
A quintet of UP heavies wait in the north end of the North Yard in Denver for a train that they will take into the Rocky Mountains and through the Moffat Tunnel.
OmniTRAX's 3123 (SD40M-2) sorts a cut of hoppers in the BNSF North Yard in Fort Collins, Colorado.
OMLX 3123 is one of two former CEFX SD40M-2's now working the OmniTRAX routes between the Fort Collins and Windsor, Colorado areas. Here we see 3123 pulling a cut of sand cars out of the BNSF Nort... (more)
OmniTRAX of Loveland, Colorado has taken delivery of two former CEFX SD40M-2's. Here they are crossing the Cache la Poudre River in Fort Collins.