Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge train No. 461 clings to cliff’s edge along the High Line north (timetable west) of Rockwood, Colorado, on the morning of August 14, 2015.
Two former Southern Pacific AC4400CW's, now patched for the UP lead an eastbound loaded coal train down the 2-percent grade into the suburb of Arvada, Colorado at Leyden on September 14, 2015.
A rare visitor to Denver in 1968, one of UP’s great clattering U50’s dominates the ready tracks at the Pullman roundhouse. Likely the 36 came in early morning off the Julesburg line and will leave... (more)
The only SDP40 to receive the "Whiteface" scheme, BN 6399 heads West with the "Beer Run" that is heading to the Coors brewery located in Golden. It is passing an old Rotary sno... (more)
Northbound BNSF coal empty just north of Palmer Lake with pair of CREX leading trio of brand new not yet in service 70ACes
In a few months Con Agra 1134 (new to the database) will be 50 years old, quite an achievement these days when other engines a fraction of its age reach the end of useful life and are scrapped bef... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 7695 leads Kansas City Southern SD70ACe No. 4000 on a short Roper Yard to North Yard manifest around the curve next to South Boulder Creek east of Tolland, Colorado on Sep... (more)
The Oakway SD60's were looking somewhat ratty before they went to their new owners in recent years. When they were nearly new, they had one of the sharpest paint schemes going.
Curving through Tunnel 39 and into Little Gore Canyon, Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, is west of Azure, Colorado, along the Colorado River on August 20, 2014.
A southbound BN unit coal train works upgrade en route from Denver to Pueblo. Santa Fe crews handled the former Colorado & Southern runs on this, the Joint Line. The other owner is the Rio Grande.
Beginning their assault on the grade west of Keenesburg, a pair of General Electric ET44AC demonstrators (along with another pair pushing on the rear) work their train west toward Denver.
Texas-bound Powder River coal passes through Sedalia, Colorado on the Joint Line. I don’t know if the presence of Katy units was a regular occurrence, but it was a nice surprise for a visiting eas... (more)
Amtrak 152 brings the California Zephyr into Denver's Union Station.
BNSF northbound auto train approaching Castle Rock
BNSF southbound coal train passing Palmer Lake