It's the fifities in the Rockies as a "Mudhen" with a westbound extra freight crosses Cumbres Pass in the deepening twilight as the photographer channels Otto Perry. That fake oil headlight is le... (more)
A northbound BNSF manifest passing Palmer Lake last summer when it still had water in it. Today the lake is dry and may never return as it was.
BNSF 6762 gets repositioned and added to a team that will later haul a string of freight out of the Denver Yard.
UPY 613 has just pushed back a tank car into the North Yard.
Every summer, Operation Lifesaver runs trains on the Greeley Sub and in the Greeley area. On this day, they were taking the Fort Collins branch from LaSalle to Fort Collins to run there. The power... (more)
On June 10, 2007, BNSF ran an Employee Appreciation Special on the Front Range Subdivision from Denver to Cheyenne, then on the 11th they ran it from Cheyenne to Casper. Here it's passing the seld... (more)
UP 1988 painted in the M-K-T Heritage scheme eases down the 2% grade with the Eastbound Salt Lake City to Denver manifest train as storm clouds roll over the Continental Divide in the background.
With half of their train near the unloader, two UP GE's leave the Valmont power plant in Boulder and will return and pick up the second half of their train where they will park it on the Stazio Si... (more)
General Electric HiAd Trucks with AC Traction Motors that were made in Canada.
At last I have gotten to see an operating "mudhen". Made my year. That headlight was used apparently in the movie "Rio Grande". What I am wondering is, did the locomotive ever operate in black ... (more)
C&TSRR 488 takes on water in Antonito before departing for Chama.
A UP gevo leads a former C&NW AC44 downhill just below Tunnel 1 on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. This train would meet Amtrak at newly-renamed Eisele siding, which used to be Clay.
First train of the day over snow covered rails was BNSF's twice weekly northbound Pikes Peak Local approaching Greenland
BNSF 9053 heads South with a loaded coal train at MP 60 on the single track (ex-D&RGW) segment of the Joint Line
In this cold scene, a loaded coal train led by three UP GE's including a patched Chicago and Northwestern unit leading, negotiates the Big Ten Curve just west of Denver.