Pacing along UP no. 951 on US-HWY 85 near Gilcrest, CO on the annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Special.
Running on an flashing yellow, an coal empty with a few GEs in tow roll on through the west end of Rollins as they head west towards the Moffat Tunnel. At Tolland, they will wait in the siding to ... (more)
Three BNSF GE's lead this heavy Provo, UT bound manifest up the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon as a cold front brings light rain and fog in 40 degree weather.
Amtrak train No. 6 is about to overtake an eastbound UP loaded coal train in the siding at Rocky where he'll tie down as Denver has no room for them.
BNSF 645 is in charge of a Military Move from Yakima, Washington to Fort Hood, Texas. The train is seen rolling down Atwood Street on a sunny May afternoon.
Looking much like a model railroad, OMLX 4327 in Northwestern Pacific Black Widow scheme sits alone near the old Sugar Mill and Great Western Omnitrax shops in Loveland, CO. This unit will be used... (more)
A Bluebonnet SD40-2 idles in a small siding next to 1st Avenue and the BNSF depot at Longmont, Colorado. Recently, these units replaced two GE C44-9Ws that were being used on the evening local. It... (more)
UP 844 and UP 6936 are seen accelerating out of Greeley, Colorado with the Cheyenne Frontier Days special behind bound for Cheyenne, Wyoming and the "Daddy of em All" rodeo.
The Arctic Air mass is still in the area as snow from Wednesday is still on the ground with the Laurel to Denver Manifest leaving Boulder with the Front Range Foothills and Valmont Power Plant in ... (more)
Rain, fog, and wheel slip. That pretty much sums up of what's happening here. An SD70M, AC6044CW, and SD40N lead the North Yard - Grand Jct manifest as they climb the grade at Big Ten Curve.
Shay #9 leads the train back from Georgetown to Silver Plume. The train is seen putting on a show for a few people at the Devil's Gate Station.
Smoking it up, three Dash 9s, all elephant style and including two Green Goats lead a string of flat cars with concrete ties on the Denver, CO to Laurel, MT Manifest through Highland.
Just before sunset, the Cheyenne Frontier Days special races through the city of Brighton, CO on July 19, 2014. The train is returning to Denver from Cheyenne, WY.
Two EMD SD60s in the Oakway Scheme sit waiting for a new crew to head back to Denver, Colorado, on a siding in Longmont, Colorado, late in the day.
A BNSF crew member gives the engineer hand signals before making the joint with a set of empty BNSF covered hoppers that were filled with barley at the Coors Elevator in Highland, CO.