Skiers are ready to hit the slopes at Winter Park Resort as the first “new” Ski Train unloads onto the recently-constructed heated platforms in minus 18°F degree temperatures at Winter Park, Color... (more)
Minus 18°F temperatures and plenty of fresh snow greet passengers detraining the Winter Park Express at Winter Park, Colorado, on January 7, 2017. This first run of the “new” Ski Train, and passen... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad puts their SW8 to daily use servicing the various industrial businesses around the Denver Stock Yards.
The Amtrak Ski Train is about to leave for the Fraser/Winter Park Station for Winter Park Resort, CO to return to Denver Union Station. An aerial view shows Amtrak NPCU 406 and three Superliners w... (more)
The first run of the Denver to Winter Park Ski train heads West at Rocky Siding.
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A southbound manifest heads through wigwam on a hot late summer afternoon.
On the night before the Amtrak Ski Train leaves for Winter Park, CO on its inaugural run for 2017, Amtrak NPCU 406 wears a special wrap scheme at Denver Union Station.
The temperature is a frigid 10 degrees as BNSF 8156 leads a freight into Boulder, Colorado and past the Valmont Power Plant.
Snow has been falling all day and has blanketed the engines in the UP's North Yard. UP 1534 has an interesting history in that it was originally built for the Missouri Kansas Texas Railroad as a ... (more)
At Crews, a colorful southbound BNSF manifest exits the CTC-controlled BNSF Pikes Peak Sub and enters the TWC UP Colorado Springs Sub.
An NS SD60 variant smokes it as the third unit as a southbound manifest heads out of Larkspur.
The new Winter Park Express waits at the depot for the start of its season taking skiers and snowboarders to the west end of the Moffat Tunnel. At the other end of this train is a fairly standard... (more)
The Winter Park Express has not yet made it's first run on this cold, 8 degrees Fahrenheit evening. The last regularly scheduled ski train left here in 2009.
The new Winter Park Express waits below the neon sign for the start of its season taking skiers and snowboarders to the slopes. The first run is on January 7.