My first train back in Colorado had these pair of brand new SD70ACes leading a southbound coal train at Woodmen Road in Colorado Springs. Can't beat new!
Denver & Rio Grande Western 683 (2-8-0) was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1890 and operated in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. The locomotive was donated to the Colorado Railroad ... (more)
The fading red nose of Southern Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 266 on an eastbound coal train can’t compete with the bright autumn aspens at Tolland, Colorado, on September 16, 2004.
Amtrak eastbound California Zephyr swings through a curve east of Radium, Colorado, on August 4, 2014.
One of the seven original ‘Galloping Geese’, Rio Grande Southern No. 7 ran passenger and freight service in southwest Colorado. No. 7 was built in 1936 and was the last and largest of the Geese, ... (more)
Southbound BNSF manifest rounding "Woodcarvers Curve" south of Monument.
A westbound BNSF manifest freight climbs “Little 10 Curve” at Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 9, 2014. Leading the train is repainted GE C44-9W No. 4490, followed by AC4400CW No. 5839, l... (more)
Coors Brewing Co. SW1000 No. C997 switches cars from the Commodities Yard to the East Silos elevator located east of McIntyre Street in Golden, Colorado, on November 18, 2005. This locomotive arri... (more)
It's just after sunset as Amtrak #6 eases down the grade around Big Ten Curve at dusk with the Denver Metro Area in the background.
A three hour late Amtrak #5 races up the grade through the canyon along South Boulder Creek between Rollinsville and Tolland. Passengers over the past week have been treated to spectacular fall co... (more)
Two former UP GP38-2 engines, now operated by Helms Financial (HLCX) sit in the yard of the abandoned White Satin Amalgamated Sugar Company factory in Loveland Colorado. The site, which once prod... (more)
A mixed bag of engines wait for word to head to the Denver Yard in elephant formation.
A BNSF crew member gives the engineer hand signals before making the joint with a set of empty BNSF covered hoppers that were filled with barley at the Coors Elevator in Highland, CO.
While waiting for a train to depart, sometimes you find something to photograph with interesting lighting on it.
After meeting a northbound empty coal train, the Buck Local led by two B40-8Ws leave the city of Boulder, CO as they trundle along with boxcars, centerbeams, and a caboose.