Sunny skies have disappeared as another weather system rolls in. A few inches of new snow is predicted for the Front Range area. After dropping off a few barley hoppers at Coors in Highland, the L... (more)
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.
Looking two or three miles away, an eastbound empty autorack train bound for the Canadian National Railway rounds the sweeping curve just west of Pine Bluffs, WY. The Colorado Rockies can be seen ... (more)
In the early morning light, a Lathrop, CA to Global III (Rochelle), IL stack train heads east through Archer, WY with a clean SD70AH on the point.
Union Pacific AC4400CW No. 6477 brings up the rear of this North Platte, NE to Pocatello, ID manifest just west of Pine Bluffs, WY on February 14, 2015.
A weather system continues to slowly move in from the west as eastbound coal loads from North Rochelle Mine, WY come into South Morrill, NE after receiving instructions from the yard master.
A Rolla, CO to Canadian National Railway empty autorack train (ARLCNR 14) makes a perfect meet with a hotshot Global II (Chicago), IL to Oakland, CA Z-Train (ZG2OA 13) at track speed sporting an C... (more)
An SD70AH brings up the rear of this eastbound Lathrop, CA to Global III (Rochelle), IL stack train, as it heads through Archer just east of Cheyenne, WY. The train has just passed under US-HWY 30... (more)
It's just after sunrise as UP's North Platte, NE to Denver, CO manifest, led by UP SD70ACe no. 8740, slowly rolls into Cheyenne, WY after getting instructions from Cheyenne Tower to come on in.
Two BNSF SD70ACes lead this empty coal train over the Little Thompson River just south of Berthoud, CO. In September 2013, this entire area was completely underwater from severe floods that occurr... (more)
Three BNSF GEs work up the towards the Palmer Divide on thi southbound manifest at Palmer Lake. Two manned helpers bring up the rear the train.
What lake? After meeting a coal load at Monument, a relatively new SD70ACe leads this coal empty while passing the well... it was once a lake but looks like it may return in the future at P... (more)
After getting a clear signal at Palmer Lake, a loaded coal train starts up out of the sag at Spruce before completing their climb up the grade to the Palmer Divide.
As the sun continues to lower in the west, the BNSF's Laurel, MT - Pueblo, CO manifest enters the sag at Spruce and continues up the grade to Palmer Lake, CO.
Canadian Pacific "Dual-Flag" AC4400CW no. 9573 brings up the rear of this northbound empty coal train. The locomotives are passing over the switch going from single to double track at Pa... (more)