The D&RGW has added a dome of its own (which came from the C&O) and with five F units, Train 17 California Zephyr leaves Denver Union Terminal headed through the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Th... (more)
Still on David Moffat’s descending 2 percent grade, BN’s Inspection train on the D&RGW nears Denver and the return to BN rails on Sept. 30, 1987.
Officers of the BN wanted to see some of the D&RGW so they brought their own inspection cars — a full length dome, a diner and a power car. It has just passed through 6.2-mile long Moffat Tunnel ... (more)
Seven leased Oakway SD-60s lead an empty coal train from Amarillo around the curve on Colorado’s Joint Line where it enters U.S. Force Academy property. The train is headed back to the Powder Riv... (more)
BNSF 8470 heads South with a loaded coal train between the sidings of Monument and Academy.
Working up the 2% grade is BNSF's Denver, CO to Provo, UT manifest train led by three BNSF GEs. The train is seen rounding the numerous s-curves in Coal Creek Canyon between Plain and Eisile.
Five colorful visitors from different carriers are in the BNSF engine servicing yard, including the Union Pacific, Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, CSXT and Canadian Pacific.
UP 9200 (C40-8) visits the BNSF engine facility, along with a couple CEFX units in the back.
After getting banner tested at the bottom of the grade, UP SD70AH no. 8923 leads this Wash, UT to Midwest City, OK loaded crude oil train down the 2% grade towards Blue Mountain Road in Coal Creek... (more)
Over looking the small village of Pinecliffe, CO, an eastbound loaded crude oil train from Wash, UT to Midwest City, OK is about to enter the narrow cut before entering Tunnel #29.
Heading around the Big Ten Curve and dropping towards Rocky siding, this loaded Oil train will soon be arriving in Denver.
Union Pacific 8923 leads this Eastbound loaded Oil train around the horseshoe curve at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon as it heads into Denver.
Southbound BNSF manifest rounding Palmer Lake
BNSF C44-9W no. 5337 leads a UP C40-8 and BNSF ES44C4 on the Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest. The train is rounding the horseshoe easing down the 2% grade at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon.
UP 703 (GP38-2) and UP 1616 (SD40N) work to sort a string of freight in the North Yard.