Over looking the small village of Pinecliffe, CO, an eastbound loaded crude oil train from Wash, UT to Midwest City, OK is about to enter the narrow cut before entering Tunnel #29.
BNSF C44-9W no. 5337 leads a UP C40-8 and BNSF ES44C4 on the Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest. The train is rounding the horseshoe easing down the 2% grade at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon.
On May 05, 2014, three brand new BNSF SD70ACes lead this loaded coal train down Big Ten Curve west of Denver. The train is about to enter the west end of Rocky Siding.
On May 05, 2014, two AC4400CWs lead this Memphis, TN coal empty up the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon, CO. The units are about to enter Tunnel #1 as the rest of the train continues to go over Blue ... (more)
One of four UP AC4400CWs lead this lite power move from Drake, CO to Ute, CO over East Portal Road between Tolland and East Portal on January 02, 2015.
After meeting two westbounds, BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO trackage rights manifest gets the signal and departs the siding at Pinecliffe, CO.
On a cold morning in Tolland, CO, an patched Southern Pacific AC4400CW leads two more Union Pacific units on the North Yard, CO to Phippsburg, CO manifest. Note the Union Pacific lettering on the ... (more)
With the city of Denver and the suburbs in the background, BNSF's Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest train eases down the grade at Big Ten Curve on the approach to the siding at Rocky.
Amtrak train no. 5, the California Zephyr, races west over South Boulder Creek between Tolland and East Portal on a cold winter morning.
With the snow capped mountains in the background, an UP SD70AH no. 8894 brings up the rear of this Paducah, KY to Energy Mine, CO empty coal train at East Portal, CO.
Five Union Pacific GEs including a patched Chicago and Northwestern AC4400CW lead the Paducah, KY to Energy Mine, CO empty coal train at Rollinsville, CO.
After meeting a northbound baretable train, this southbound stack train patiently waits at the south end of Longs Peak Siding for a new track warrant after doing a quick crew change.
Winter is in full force as two BNSF GEs lead this southbound stack train through the sag on Berthoud Hill just outside of the town of Berthoud, CO. The temperature at the time was at -3 degrees.
Two BNSF ES44ACs lead this empty coal train around the big sweeping curve just east of the small town of Keenesburg, CO on BNSF's Brush Subdivision. The train is approaching the oil loading facili... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe no. 8434 leads a BNSF AC4400CW on this empty coal train north just outside of Berthoud, CO. The train is headed back to the Powder River Basin in Wyoming for more low sulfur coal.