Missouri Pacific’s far western extension to Pueblo, Colorado, completed in 1887 as a sign of its transcontinental intentions under Jay Gould, disappeared a century later, gobbled up by all-devouri... (more)
Trailing the characteristic Alco smudge, PA-1 6001 and an EMD F7B unit accelerate out of Granby with Rio Grande train 9, the Yampa Valley, on its daily 231-mile trek from Denver to Craig. The bagg... (more)
The plain blue GECX Demonstrator engines continue to be used on BNSF coal trains as seen by the GECX 2041 lading a set of empties Northbound on the Joint Line.
UP 1989 leads a heavy N. Platte to La Salle manifest train Southbound into Nunn.
UPY 681 is working the North Yard, seen here from the W. 48th Avenue overpass which offers a great view of the action.
UPY 681 is working the 36th Street Yard sorting a variety of rolling stock.
On top of the bluffs on Spruce Mountain, a coal load and coal empty make a perfect meet at Spruce just north of Palmer Lake, Colorado on January 24, 2016. The coal empty has just crossed onto form... (more)
Afternoon sun glints off the last cars of a late-running Amtrak No. 5 as it climbs out of Rocky, Colorado, on December 5, 2014.
An eastbound Southern Pacific coal train climbs the west slope of Colorado’s Tennessee Pass at Pando on September 8, 1992. Two SP SD45T-2Rs (Nos. 6867 and 6854) are assisted by BN SD40-2 No. 8125 ... (more)
Looking high above at the bluffs from Spruce Mountain, one can see southbound Mill, Texas coal loads working up the grade on Main 1 at Spruce just north of Palmer Lake, Colorado on January 24, 201... (more)
The sun has risen above the clouds as coal empties from Smithers Lake, Texas to Black Thunder Mine, Wyoming led by BNSF SD70ACe No. 8420 pass through Palmer Lake, Colorado on January 24, 2016.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train No. 464 passes through a cut exiting the High Line just west (north) of Rockwood, Colorado, on August 14, 2015.
The westbound California Zephyr winds its way through one of the canyons a few miles southwest of Burns, CO on January 23, 2016.
The eastbound California Zephyr cruises through a sandstone canyon alongside the Colorado River, having just passed through the community of Burns, CO on January 23, 2016.
ES44AC number 7364 leads a long string of locomotives on a westbound power move a few miles southwest of Burns, CO on January 23, 2016.