An eastbound Union Pacific coal train exits the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado, on October 2, 2008. The lead locomotive is a former Chicago & North Western GE AC4400CW that is now patched ... (more)
DRIR 1083 (SW1500) pulls a cut of gondolas across Packinghouse Road in north Denver.
GMTX 2687 (GP38-2) teams up with a MP15 and will sort oil tank cars at the UP's North Yard refueling facility.
A Rio Grande coal train is about to enter Rock Creek Canyon between Crater and Volcano, Colorado, on September 8, 1992. Led by EMD SD50 No, 5502, the westbound train will encircle the canyon and e... (more)
As the lead helper locomotive of a three-locomotive Rio Grande narrow gauge freight up Cumbres Pass, the crew of K-36 No. 489 looks back at the road locomotive crew taking on water on top of the p... (more)
Charging up the four percent grade through Cresco, Colorado, is a Rio Grande freight led by 2-8-2 Mikado No. 489. This Rio Grande-lettered freight train is being operated by the Cumbres & Toltec S... (more)
UP 5572 and mates have been running coal loads through the Moffat Tunnel as evidenced by the heavy grime that has accumulated on the engines.
Here we see a nice variety of UP power in the North Yard including UP 1205, a GP39-2 built in 1977 for the Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation. It later worked for the Missouri Kansas Texas Railroa... (more)
Eastbound KYLE road freight switches the local elevator at Genoa on its slow trek across the High Plains of eastern Colorado. Today's train has a pair of SP painted SD45T-2s doing the honors. The ... (more)
A Union Pacific coal empty climbs toward Plainview, Colorado, and is about to enter Tunnel 1 on January 21, 2006.
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, cruises into the station stop at Fraser, Colorado, on January 13, 2001, and is meeting the Rio Grande Ski Train waiting in Fraser siding.
KYLE 9362 east, still in full blown SP paint, rolls across the high plains of eastern Colorado as a mix of sun and clouds sweep across the view of Pikes Peak looming in the distance.
Drone Shot - UP #6570 leads the MRONY-25 out of Tunnel 1 with a nice mix of power as they head east bound on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
Colorado's Western Slope is home to gritty mountain railroading. Heavy trains, deep canyons and treacherous curves are common along this route. Here, a loaded coal train running 2x2x2 thunders thr... (more)
The past and the present meet in the Denver Yard