Dusk is approaching fast as Union Pacific "CNW Heritage" SD70ACe No. 1995 leads coal loads from West Elk Mine along US-85 near Eaton, Colorado on November 1, 2016.
The sun has set behind the mountains, ending another day along the Front Range as two BNSF C44-9W's lead the Alliance, Texas to Portland, Oregon intermodal train at track speed out of Berthoud, Co... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 7369 leads two more GE's on coal empties from the Drake Plant in Colorado Springs, Colorado back to North Antelope Mine, Wyoming as the train breaks the silence in the sma... (more)
After meeting the hot Salt Lake City - Denver Z-Train at Greeley, Union Pacific "CNW Heritage" SD70ACe No. 1995 heads north with 100 loaded coal hoppers from West Elk Mine, Colorado thro... (more)
After picking up a cut of cars at Highland, the "Longmont Switch" led by BNSF SD40-2 No. 1601 rolls down Berthoud Hill next to a couple of llamas enjoying the sun and grass just south of... (more)
A thunderstorm moves across the rural landscape as an eastbound manifest led by Union Pacific AC4400CW No. 6631 descends Sherman Hill at Granite, Wyoming on July 18, 2016.
Former Burlington Northern SD70MAC No. 9621 leads two more Cascade Green and White painted SD40-2's on the Longmont Switch south near Lemay Street in Fort Collins, Colorado on August 5, 2016.
The sun peeks out behind a cloud as coal empties from the Public Service Company of Colorado gets ready to depart Phippsburg, Colorado on October 1, 2016. The crew just finished adding their mid-t... (more)
Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8477 brings up the rear of coal empties from the Public Service of Colorado as the train snakes west along the Colorado River and walls of scenic Byers Canyon between Hot... (more)
An Amtrak Conductor communicates how many cars there are left till the train comes to a complete stop at the station in Granby, Colorado on September 24, 2016. They'll load the coach-class passeng... (more)
A brand new UP ET44AH No. 2719 leads an SD70ACe and SD70M on the eastbound "MRONY 23" through the splendid fall colors just west of Granby, Colorado near the Colorado River on September ... (more)
After picking up a cut of cars at Highland, former Santa Fe, now BNSF B40-8W No. 556 leads another B40-8W down the middle of Atwood Street in Longmont, Colorado on October 2, 2016.
Scale is everything...
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 races along CO-HWY 131 at 50 MPH with Xcel Energy coal empties from the Public Service Company as it scoots west by the towering Fing... (more)
Two ES44AC's and two SD70ACe/AH's lead coal empties up the 2-percent grade through Crater Loops near Volcano, Colorado along UP's Craig Branch on October 1, 2016.
Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8477 and a standard UP ES44AC bring up the rear of Xcel Energy coal empties as the train scoots west through the magnificent scenery of the high country near Hot Sulphur ... (more)