Southern Pacific CSUX coal empties climb through the “double loops” at Crater, Colorado, on the afternoon of July 30, 1996. The head end has lone SP No. 298, while the mid-train DPUs (out of view ... (more)
While afternoon storms roll onto the plains, a westbound Union Pacific freight pounds upgrade at mile 14.5 west of Leyden, Colorado, on April 14, 2001. Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 No. 5345 leads the tr... (more)
The crew of an empty westbound coal train greets the conductor on the eastbound coal load they are meeting at Pinecliffe, Colorado, on April 23, 2001. Even though this former Rio Grande line is no... (more)
Southern Pacific AC4400CW No. 226 leads an eastbound Union Pacific coal train into Pinecliffe, Colorado, for a meet with a westbound coal empty on a snowy April 23, 2001.
The early sun casts a shadow of the newly opened skybridge that spans the UP's 36th Street Yard tracks. You can also catch a good glimpse from there of the Hyundai Eagle P3 commuter rail cars arr... (more)
You never knew what you might encounter at Rio Grande’s North Yard in the mid- to late-60s. The Grande’s own roster was unexciting -- lines of Geeps, F-units and SW1200 switchers. The wild card wa... (more)
After its long dash across the high plains of eastern Colorado with westbound train 81, Rock Island F2A 43 is leaning on the brakes at Sable just east of Denver. In a few miles the train will come... (more)
BNSF's twice weekly northbound Pikes Peak Local was climbing towards the top of the Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train, led by Southern Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 235, grinds past the Rio Grande Ski Train at Fraser, Colorado, on February 9, 2001. While the skiers are hitting the ... (more)
The morning sun catches activity in the 36th Street Yard, including UP power moving to the classification ladder, a couple of BNSF engines moving south towards their Denver Yard, and a commuter tr... (more)
A northbound BNSF coal empty was descending out of Larkspur on normal southbound only main track one.
Waiting to head up to Winter Park to load passengers for the return trip to Denver is the Rio Grande Ski Train at Fraser, Colorado, on February 9, 2001.
The "Train to the Plane", RTD's commuter rail connection between Denver International Airport and Denver's Union Station, leaves the newly opened platform. The rail line runs past the U... (more)
The skyline of Denver frames the south end of the Union Pacific's 36th Street Yard. Bluebonnet BNSF 1603 (SD40-2) was caught moving through the yard while heading home to the BNSF Denver Yard. O... (more)
A pair of CREX leasors lead a southbound BNSF coal load out of Monument