A faded UP 5779 (AC4400CW-CTE) has just dropped off a long freight in the North Yard and leads its 5 mates to get more fuel and sand.
The UP's North Yard is hopping on this day, with no less than 47 engines visible in this pic, including former Denver & Rio Grande Western UP 1349 (GP40-2) and on the right UP 8963 (SD70AH) backin... (more)
The Ford Fast Freight continues its westward journey on the Rio Grande main line at Howard, Colorado. While the train has been steadily grinding upgrade along the Arkansas River since short... (more)
After shooting westbound Rio Grande train 197 in cloudy light at Cotopaxi, Colorado, we chased it to the vicinity of Salida,... (more)
With four Missouri Pacific SD40-2’s following a Rio Grande tunnel motor, westbound Rio Grande coal train 788 negotiates the small canyon near Cotopaxi, Colorado. The 100 car train was loaded at Ca... (more)
A line of 8 heavies make their way to the North Yard in Denver.
A minty fresh looking UP 5201 (SD70M) moves into the North Yard and will connect with a freight.
Most coal trains that traverse the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision are too long to get the whole train in one shot while going around Big 10 curve, unless you do a lot of hiking for a different angle. H... (more)
BNSF 8533 leads 8531 and 8530 on their first revenue run, a coal load dropping down UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. The train is seen here dropping down from Tunnel 1, and will soon be going 180 d... (more)
A Hudson Bay Railway Geep leads the daily Great Western Railway train out of Loveland for Johnstown, seen here climbing the hill out of Loveland near Officer Junction. The locomotive doesn't seem ... (more)
Two Hudson Bay Railway GP35s back towards Ranchway Feeds, where the duo will pick up a single grain car. The HBRY locomotive was once a Southern Pacific locomotive.
Only a couple weeks after the Moffat Tunnel Sub had reopened due to washouts, two coal trains meet at Tolland siding, just a few miles from the famous Moffat Tunnel and the continental divide.
Rio Grande train 179, the Ford Fast Freight, hugs the bank of the Arkansas River as it winds through Cotopaxi, Colorado. My friends opted for a rock outcropping over the river just west of ... (more)
The remote engineer for UP 801 (GP38-2) brings a cut of freight out of the North Yard for sorting.
UP 700 (ex Missouri Pacific GP38-2) and UP 2554 (ES44AC-H) sit on the west tracks of the UP's North Yard in Denver.