With an empty coal train clear in the siding, an eastbound loaded coal train eases down grade on towards Denver from the Moffat Tunnel.
The morning sun starts to illuminate Coal Creek Canyon as a westbound empty coal climbs the grade towards Tunnel #1 near Blue Mountain Road.
Shortly after the crew showed up to start their day's work, the Johnstown Local slowly creeps into Johnstown. The train will pull down to the south leg of the wye and shove their cars into the yar... (more)
Don't worry, nothing bad happened. Since most if not all of Great Western's trackage is Restricted Limits (RL), multiple trains can operate on the same track. Seen here, The Windsor Transfer seen ... (more)
Running at restricted speed, the "Salad Shooter" heads west towards Sherman Hill on Main 2 just east of Granite.
Three SD70M's and an SD60M lead the Quality Manifest from Pocatello, ID to North Platte, NE through the small town of Burns, WY.
Three UP units lead the hot shot Los Angeles, CA to Ashland Ave. (NS) in Chicago, IL Z-Train around the s-curve at Archer Hill, WY just east of Cheyenne.
The DPU's on this Public Service of Colorado empty coal train roll pass a tied down Provo, UT to Lincoln, NE BNSF Manifest tied down in the siding at Pinecliffe, CO.
It's just after sunrise as a westbound Public Service of Colorado empty coal train slowly makes its way through Barber's Gulch west towards the Moffat Tunnel just west of Denver.
The local out of Johnstown led by two HLCX GP38-2's is about to crest Walker Hill near Walker. I am not too sure what the percentage the grade is, but heavy trains do get a good work out.
HLCX 336 is about to cross 1st Street in Johnstown and pull down to the south leg of the wye. From there, they will shove into the yard and start their work for the day.
After working at the Holcim Facility at Boettcher, LDI02-12 "Fort Collins Local" led by three SD60M's and ES44AC trundle along the FRA Excepted Track known as the Boettcher Branch just north of Fo... (more)
The Fort Collins to Denver Manifest led by a Warbonnet SD75I pulls into the siding at Longs Peak where they'll wait for the Valmont Coal Train to clear up in Boulder.
Led by two Warbonnet GE's and a BNSF H2 Dash 9, the Fort Collins to Denver Manifest pulls out of the East Yard while passing the old C&S Depot in Longmont after picking up cars.