Moonrise over Alco: Sunset on December 17, 1964, finds Santa Fe 600/2140/2116/2124 setting out from La Junta, Colorado with the overnight freight for Albuquerque. At Raton, the lead units will be ... (more)
Sunday morning around 10:30am, a westbound coal load headed for Amarillo, TX derailed on BNSF's Brush Subdivision on the west side of Hudson, CO, about 30 miles northeast of Denver. Here, crews ar... (more)
Sunday morning around 10:30am, a westbound coal load headed for Amarillo, TX derailed on BNSF's Brush Subdivision on the west side of Hudson, CO, about 30 miles northeast of Denver (home of an ani... (more)
C&TS winter photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)
Union Pacific’s West Local drops downgrade through Arvada, Colorado, on October 21, 1997. A pair of Rio Grande GP30s, Nos. 3006 and 3003, power the eastbound train. A carman from North Yard rides ... (more)
It's a lonely existence on this day in Bond, CO for UP 8843.
A front-on view of what is now the last Ski Train to operate to Winter Park. Let's hope that next season we can't say that anymore.
My first reaction rolling into Fraser with my family last Sunday was, "oh my, that is a really late eastbound California Zephyr!"
As most of y... (more)
A SD40-2 in AT&SF Bluebonnet markings. It does not get much better than that on a day of watching trains.
BNSF C44-9W no. 5337 along with a UP C40-8 and BNSF ES44C4 have just exited Tunnel #1 as they begin their descent down the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon on the Provo to Denver manifest.
The Rio Grande Zephyr begins its 570-mile westward journey to Salt Lake City promptly at 7:30 on March 19, 1983. Waiting to board on the adjacent track is the Rio Grande Ski Train.
On a warm March 21, 2015, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr rolls through Glenwood Canyon alongside the Colorado River just a few minutes before stopping in Glenwood Springs, CO.
Heading for Pueblo, a southbound BNSF coal train works through an “s” curve south of Bragdon on Colorado’s Joint Line on October 19, 2013.
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, approaches Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on a sunny February 9, 2015.