A loaded tie train of old wooden ties for Minnequa, CO sits in the siding at Longs Peak while waiting for a northbound stack train to show up.
BNSF Railway no. 9841 and no. 4126 lead a short Denver, CO to Great Falls, MT manifest down Berthoud Hill just south of the town of Berthoud, CO. Some late afternoon storms are building in the are... (more)
Two BNSF ES44C4's lead five buffer cars and a box car on the Cheyenne, WY to Denver, CO manifest down the middle of Atwood Street in Longmont, CO on a pleasant summer morning.
A GP38 and GP25 lead BNSF's Buck Local with two box cars, four centerbeam cars, and a caboose (shoving platform). After letting the Cheyenne, WY to Denver, CO manifest by, they leave Boulder, CO a... (more)
An southbound Cheyenne, WY to Big Lift, CO loaded vehicle train races along the Diagonal Highway near Niwot, CO with two ex Santa Fe C40-8W's.
I have returned... well for now at least. So this morning, I recently discovered that my damaged DSLR from the car accident can still take photos. So I heard on the scanner of a southbound vehicle... (more)
On April 15, 2014, UP 949 made a rare appearance on Union Pacific's Greeley Subdivision. They are seen stopped on the main as they meet a northbound manifest at Brighton, Colorado. UP 949 will tra... (more)
This empty coal train led by a AC4400CW-CTE and ES44AC climb the 2% grade up to Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Canyon. The train is headed back to one of the mines in Western Colorado to be loaded once a... (more)
One of fifteen EMD SW600's that were ever built shoves loaded aluminum hoppers up to the dumper at Xcel Energy's Valmont Power Plant in Boulder on October 06, 2013. These locomotives were built by... (more)
Amtrak #5, The California Zephyr, rounds the horseshoe just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado. The train is about to enter the short bore of Tunnel #29.
Kirk Orndorff waves at the crew of this westbound Memphis, Tennessee to Arco, Colorado empty coal train. The train is going by the Blue Mountain Road crossing in Coal Creek Canyon.
A colorful lash up consisting of four different Amtrak schemes make up the "Exhibit Train" and "California Zephyr consist. The "Exhibit Train" will be dropped off in Denve... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr and Exhibit Train rounds the sweeping curve at Keenesburg, Colorado.
UP 4014 is on the final stretch home to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Many chasers can be seen parked along and pacing along the train on Otto Road at Borie, Wyoming.
Union Pacific's Steam Team pose in front of Big Boy no. 4014 at the Union Pacific depot in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The locomotive has returned home from Pomona, California. Special thanks goes to the U... (more)