I have returned... well for now at least. So this morning, I recently discovered that my damaged DSLR from the car accident can still take photos. So I heard on the scanner of a southbound vehicle... (more)
At the west end of Rocky, Colorado, a westbound Union Pacific empty coal train climbs through Little 10 Curve. On the perfectly clear afternoon of June 9, 2014, the city of Denver is easily seen a... (more)
Climbing the two-percent grade through Eisele (formerly Clay), Colorado, is a westbound BNSF manifest freight on June 9, 2014. Leading the train is repainted GE C44-9W No. 4490, followed by AC4400... (more)
An eastbound BNSF manifest freight passes by the old hopper car windbreak at Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 9, 2014. In the background is the city of Denver which i... (more)
A couple of Dash 9's wait for the 'go' signal in the Denver Yard.
The faded old paint on this Warbonnet is in sharp contrast to the newer touched-up areas.
The lead locomotive of Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, approaches Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on June 9, 2014. In the background sitting in the siding at Rocky is westbound Union Pa... (more)
Operating through a slow order, Amtrak No. 5 crawls over the fill on the approach to Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on June 9, 2014. A section of track on the fill was just lifted and hand-... (more)
Just west of Rocky, Colorado, on June 9, 2014, a Union Pacific Freightliner truck equipped with a Builtrite Handler lifts the rails for some hand tamping of the track and another very temporary fi... (more)
This is a view of a section of track on the Union Pacific Moffat Tunnel Subdivision main line west of Rocky, Colorado, on June 9, 2014. After the Colorado floods of September 2013, a 200-foot sect... (more)
Warbonnet 721 brings a freight into the Denver Yard.
A northbound BNSF manifest was passing through Palmer Lake on a beautiful clear morning.
A typical northbound BNSF coal empty was passing through and around Palmer Lake on a beautiful clear calm morning.
Unit coal train passes thru Barr at track speed on its way to Denver.
Rio Grande and Southern Pacific ordered six 4000 HP diesel-hydraulic prototype units from Krauss-Maffei of Germany. Three Rio Grande #4001-4003 and three SP #9000-9002. Rio Grande kept them for ... (more)