Running late as usual, Amtrak #5 "The California Zephyr" has its dynamic brakes on as they slow for the permanent speed restriction in La Salle as they head north towards Speer and beyond to Emery... (more)
Running 13 minutes early, Amtrak #5 the California Zephyr rounds the S-Curve going over Tolland Road as the train approaches CP DS049 of the East Portal. The train is just a little more then a mil... (more)
UP 5114 takes the Los Angeles, California to Denver, Colorado Z-Train through Platteville, Colorado, at track speed; as the train passes the MNYNP 13 thats waiting on the siding.
Making its way westward, an AC6044CW and 5 more GEs lead empty coal hoppers from the Public Service Company (Xcel Energy) in Denver, CO to Energy Mine, WY just west of Pinecliffe, CO.
With an empty coal train safely tucked away in the siding at Tonville in the backround, a loaded coal train is about to blast under the overpass bridge at Lochbuie.
DPUs on this Mossville, LA coal empty idle along side a coal load that is waiting for a new crew to take it south at LoDo in Denver.
Classics indeed! This afternoon, BNSF 8127 takes the lead and returns back to Longmont with 1933 trailing and cars for Denver that came from the Great Western Railway in Loveland and Fort C... (more)
Running at restricted speed, the "Salad Shooter" heads west towards Sherman Hill on Main 2 just east of Granite.
Two Ferromex ES44ACs lead an empty Windmill Blade Train from Pasco, WA to Corpus Christi, TX that is seen leaving the city of Boulder on their way towards Denver, then Texas.
General Electric HiAd Trucks with AC Traction Motors that were made in Canada.
BNSF 4199 is seen meeting the BNSF 8157 at Longs Peak, Colorado.
The paint is sure pealing off on this SD70MAC and could use some new paint as well. The unit is a DPU on this empty coal train that is seen departing Longmont.
Gotta Love Them Warbonnets! After meeting the Longmont Switch and an extra Longmont Turn at Longs Peak, two warbonnets notch up again as they round the curve out of Longs Peak approaching t... (more)
A Great Western Railway local led by two GP38-2s passes the grain elevator at Liberty, CO between Mead and Longmont with a cut of grain cars.
With the Denver Metro Area in the background, BNSF's eastbound trackage rights manifest negotiates the Big Ten Curve and has about 16 miles left to go before reaching its final destination at 31st... (more)