These two Denver & Rio Grande Western engines look like different size toys thanks to a little forced perspective. DRGW 318 is a Baldwin 2-8-0 locomotive built in 1896 and DRGW 5771 is an EMD F9(... (more)
The Colorado Railroad museum will hopefully soon be able to give Denver & Rio Grande Western 683 (2-8-0) some attention. The years of baking in the Colorado sun has somewhat faded the paint on th... (more)
Union Pacific AC4400CW No. 6852 leads five more standard UP motors on a light power move as the train snakes west through scenic Gore Canyon just west of Azure, Colorado at Inspiration Point on Se... (more)
A light power move from Denver to Glenwood Springs snakes its way west through the splendid scenery of Byers Canyon between Hot Sulphur Springs and Parshall, Colorado on September 4, 2016.
Storms move east over the Continental Divide in the background as BNSF C44-9W No. 5273 leads a 4 hour and 50 minutes late California Zephyr with two Amtrak P42DC's trailing as the train heads west... (more)
As luck would have it, I happened to drop in to Silverton for a quick afternoon pit stop when I heard a steam whistle much later in the afternoon than usual. Upon further inspection, it was the D&... (more)
The Colorado Railroad Museum located in Golden, Colorado has one of the best collections of vintage engines and rolling stock. In this shot you see the Galloping Goose #2 and the Denver Leadville... (more)
An unusual pairing of UP power heads to the Burnham Yard.
There's a hint of smoke coming from hot brake shoes as No. 484 drops downgrade past the water tower at Cresco.
It's raining in the high country as C&TS 484 works its way between Los Pinos and Cumbres.
C&TS 484 passes the recently-restored section house at the summit of Cumbres Pass.
C&TS 484 pauses at the summit of Cumbres Pass before heading towards Antonito with the August 2016 Engineer/Fireman school train.
I've been a postcard collector for a long time and this is the closest I've ever come a "postcard perfect" shot! Here's Cumbres & Toltec 487, with train 216 from Chama, nearing the summ... (more)
GRAND JUNCTION CO March 9 1980 -- Workers service the Rio Grande Zephyr during its eastbound station stop. This was on my return trip to Denver. Our group consisted of four railfans and we had a g... (more)
After departing Cumbres, 487 is racing a fast-moving storm as it heads through Coxo towards Chama.