Joseph Magee shovels coal into the firebox of Boone and Scenic Valley Chinese Built JS-Class 2-8-2.
With trip number two underway, UP #8772 leads the Operation Lifesaver Special out of La Salle as they make their round trip between Greeley and Platteville.
Thanks to a couple of heads ups, I was able to get track side to see the Operation Lifesaver Special operating on Union Pacific's Greeley Subdivision. They did two round trips between Greeley and ... (more)
A BNSF Eastbound empty coal train races by a patch of daisies near Tonville, CO.
Running 40 minutes late out of Denver, Amtrak #5 "The California Zephyr" rounds the curve at Pinecliffe as they approach the Highway 72 grade crossing. A parked coal train is sitting int he siding... (more)
The Longmont Turn power idles on the Turkey Lead as the daily Denver - Great Falls Manifest rolls through Longmont as track speed led by three GEs.
It's gonna be another hot one with temperatures reaching in the upper 90s close to 100 as the Longmont Turn led by a former GP30 rebuilt into a GP39E along with a GP39-2 race through the small tow... (more)
Two SD40-2s work up Derby Hill in Campion, CO with empty sand cars and loaded crude oil cars from Fort Collins.
It's just another day on Atwood Street in Longmont, CO as the Longmont Switch pulls out onto the main after making up their train in the East Yard.
A southbound manifest led by three SD70Ms meet the local in the siding at Platteville, CO with thunderstorms in the background to the south around Denver.
Three SD70Ms lead a southbound manifest through Peckham, CO just south of La Salle after meeting a northbound empty coal train.
Four UP GE AC4400CWs lead empty WAFX Aluminum coal hoppers as they depart La Salle, CO after receiving a clear signal from the dispatcher after meeting a southbound manifest.
The Longmont Switch power idles on the house track in Longmont after doing work up in Loveland and Fort Collins earlier in the day.
The Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad Crew in the cab of BSV 8419. From left to right: Max Wipperman, Spencer Vaughn, and Joseph Magee.
Riding in the Rock Island Caboose on the first steam excursion of the season on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railway.