Kirk Orndorff waves at the crew of this westbound Memphis, Tennessee to Arco, Colorado empty coal train. The train is going by the Blue Mountain Road crossing in Coal Creek Canyon.
Running at restricted speed, the "Salad Shooter" heads west towards Sherman Hill on Main 2 just east of Granite.
Strolling through Longmont along Atwood Street is the Laurel to Denver Manifest with a nice KCS trailing behind the leader. It's a Sunday and the train interrupts the silence in the old neighborho... (more)
Snow Returns To Colorado Once Again A decent amount of snow has fell over Colorado over night as BNSF 6230, BNSF 5165, EMDX 9093, BNSF 7809, NS 9573, NS 8303, BNSF 8176, BNSF 4835, and BNSF... (more)
A CitiRail leased ES44AC no. 1331 leads two BNSF C44-9W's on this Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest down the 2% grade through Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
The Longmont Switch comes back from Fort Collins into Longmont with a BN SD40-2, ATSF SD40-2, BN GP50, and BN GP39E. Not one orange unit to be seen...Just the way I like it.
With the Western Sugar Mill in the background over one and a half mile away, the Longmont Switch continues to slowly back into the East Yard with their train after coming back to Longmont from For... (more)
After getting a clear signal from the dispatcher at Keensburg, this loaded westbound races downhill just East of Rescar, Colorado and then eventually into Denver for a crew change.
A weather system can be seen developing over the Front Range Foothills as the Hudson Turn wastes no time as they sprint along the continuous welded rail between Irondale and Barr at Eno. The Denve... (more)
A northbound empty coal train gets a little bit of sunshine as they get out of a thunderstorm that is dumping rain and hail to the south in near the Denver area.
An SD70MAC and a SD70ACe round the curve just East of Rescar with empties from Texas and going back to Rawhide Mine in Wyoming.
Two BNSF Heritage Two painted C44-9W's lead elephant style on the Tacoma, WA to Omaha, NE stack train at Legion Park in Boulder, CO with the Valmont Power Plant in the background.
With over ten grain hoppers in tow, the Chicago (Corwith Yard), Illinois to Denver, Colorado Guarenteed Service Intermodal races out of Hudson, Colorado for the last 30 miles before terminating in... (more)
Beginning of a new era? Amtrak's westbound Ski Train races through Tolland, Colo., while overtaking a westbound Union Pacific manifest that's parked in the siding. This is pretty much a dem... (more)
GWR 914 and GWR 2243 sit on one of the sidings in the town of Windsor, Colorado, on this cold January day.