UPY 629 muscles a string of cars in the North Yard
The UP brings in a unique load on a flatbed to the 36th Street Yard - the generator section of a Vestas wind turbine.
Southern Pacific 290 leads a westbound coal train up the twisting 2% Winter Park Hill. This hill remains as Union Pacific's Moffat Mainline... Unlike Tennessee Pass, the fight with gravity still h... (more)
SP166 leads the charge at Stillwater. The grade here abruptly changes from a knuckle breaking 3% too a 'level' 1%. 39,600 H.P. are needed to lift 13,000+ tons over the Continental Divide at Tenne... (more)
An eastbound Southern Pacific coal train twists along the Arkansas River at Hecla Junction, Colorado, over the famed Tennessee Pass Route on September 4, 1995. At the time, SP’s GE AC4400CWs were ... (more)
Approaching Big 10 Curve is Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, west of Rocky, Colorado, on October 11, 1999. Powering the train are GE P42DC Nos. 30 and 67, with EMD F40PH No. 259 thro... (more)
One of the unique features of the Royal Gorge Railroad is the open cars, allowing passengers to take photos of the wonderful scenery as the train passes through the Royal Gorge on the old Tennesse... (more)
After a storm the sun comes out and here comes a UP southbound wind generator blade train around the big curve at Palmer Lake
SP186, and two other motors crawl towards the Continental Divide. The train is twisting thru severe curvature and the sound of steel on steel is deafening..... It is this rail-fans perspective tha... (more)
With a rainbow barely visible on the left hand side of the picture, BNSF 759 still in Warbonnet paint leads a CSXT GE and an ex Soo Line SD60 Westbound.
Along the scenic Colorado River, Union Pacific’s westbound MNYRO freight approaches Yarmony, Colorado, on August, 3, 2014.
Crossing the Colorado River and passing through colorful Red Canyon between Dell and Range, Colorado, on the Dotsero Cutoff is Union Pacific’s MNYRO freight on August, 3, 2014.
Stainless steel smile: Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, curves into a smile as seen from high above Tunnel 40 in Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
Four tunnel motors haul a grain train through Little 10 Curve all the while climbing the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies en-route to Fresno, CA. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
A NP SD45 was in the company of other BN units and ATSF F units at the rather polluted fuel rack at Pueblo, Colo. April 29, 1972