Weeks before the shutdown, two grungy C44AC helpers bring MHNRO off Tennessee Pass and into Minturn, CO.
With only about 10 minutes of evening sun left, BNSF 6072 (ES44AC) pulls a heavy freight of scrap metal gondolas from the Denver Yard. As the trio of engines strain to get the string moving, the ... (more)
Two pairs of Geeps work the 36th Street Yard in Denver. Both UPY 577 (GP15-1) and UP 703 (GP38-2) are former Missouri Pacific engines.
Deseret Power’s morning, loaded, train ran around 4 hours early this morning so as to open a window for the maintenance crew to replace a rail at around MP 1.5. The now empty morning train rolled ... (more)
Durango & Silverton 481 leads a full train of passengers around the highline horse shoe as the Animas River flows a few hundred feet below.
Deseret Power’s morning, loaded, train ran around 4 hours early this morning so as to open a window for the maintenance crew to replace a rail at around MP 1.5. The now empty returning morning tra... (more)
The daily Eastbound C&TS Passenger train with double heading Steam engines has finished climbing the grade out of Chama and is just past Windy Point as it approaches the Summit of Cumbres Pass.
C&TS 487 heads up the 4% grade with a freight special.
The first snowfall of the year on Sept 24 2016. DNSNG Speeder No.9008 exits The Narrows and enters Baker Park checking the track from Durango to Silverton ahead of today's trains.
Geeps dominate the 36th Street Yard in Denver
UP 688 (ex Missouri Pacific GP38-2) sits in the 36th Street Yard as the A Line commuter train leaves the Rino District station.
RGS Doubleheader. D&RGW #315, a C-18 Consolidation, and RGS #455, a K-27 Mikado double head on a Rio Grande Southern freight re-creation on a warm afternoon in late summer. The train is s... (more)
On September 30, 2017, the mountain valley surrounding Tolland, Colorado, is painted in the colors of autumn as Amtrak’s California Zephyr heads westbound towards the Moffat Tunnel.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal load curves through Tolland, Colorado, on September 30, 2017.
BNSF’s Provo to Denver manifest freight has just emerged from the 6.21 miles of darkness of Colorado’s Moffat Tunnel and is rolling eastward past East Portal siding and autumn’s beautiful colors o... (more)