Union Pacific’s Salt Lake City to Denver (MRONY) freight rounds Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on June 9, 2013. Far below on the edge of the Great Plains sits the sprawling city of Denver, ... (more)
Led by GE ES44AC No. 7659, a westbound Union Pacific coal train with six locomotives on the head end are climbing the 2-percent grade above Rocky, Colorado, on June 2, 2013. In a few minutes, the ... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific coal train with six locomotive on the head end are passing through East Eisele, Colorado, on June 2, 2012. The last few cars of the long train are below and are about to ... (more)
A colorful collection of engines sit idle in Longmont including BNSF green and orange, UP yellow, Warbonnet red .......and pink.
It is interesting to see so many UP engines among the BNSF units. Two UP SD70M and one C40-8 engines are waiting at the BNSF engine servicing facility while another C40-8 helps bring a freight in... (more)
The 4th Infantry Division rolls through Castle Rock, Colorado on its way to Fort Carson, courtesy of the Union Pacific.
Traversing through an s-curve on the south side of the yard, the remote control units of 102 pull on their cut as they're about to pass today's PUELAU power which rests on the fuel track in the lo... (more)
Built in December of 1969 and having outlived two mergers so far, this Gunderson woodchip gondola still rides the rails under the Great Northern banner. Wearing that fallen railroad’s Big Sky Blu... (more)
"Through the weeds not around them". That was a parody of the DRGW's old advertising slogan, "through the Rockies not around them", dreamed up by DRGW engineer Andy Payne, probably while running ... (more)
Rio Grande 2-8-2 K-37 No. 491 takes a spin on the turntable during the blue hour on the evening of November 17, 2014, at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado. The big Mikado (for three... (more)
Back of the D&RGW Zephyr
The sunrise lights up the morning Amtrak train as it runs through the BNSF Denver Yard on its way to Union Station.
The eastbound Rio Grande Ski Train exits Moffat Tunnel at East Portal, Colorado, on March 21, 1997. A pair (only three built and painted for D&RGW) of Rio Grande EMD GP60s power the passenger trai... (more)
BNSF 1700 leads the Pikes Peak local Southbound with 12 loads of lime.
CREX 1318 and CSXT 7645 make a nice pair as they head South with BNSF's Denver to Amarillo train.