Shake and rake. With the Fireman in the cab vigorously working the grate-shaker, Engineer Soni rakes the red-hot cinders and coals from the ash pan of Locomotive 315, while Assistant Firema... (more)
The much maligned BNSF 'Executive' scheme looks rather striking in black and white.
UP 8441 (SD70Ace) brings a mixed freight through the 36th Street Yard.
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
Union Pacific SD70ACe no. 8795 leads Union Pacific ES44AH no. 8151 on this Passenger Special from Denver, CO to Council Bluffs, IA (PDVCB2 06). The train is approaching a dirt road crossing just n... (more)
BNSF 1791 (SD40-2) leads the crew back home.
An CSX GE ES44AH no. 3096 leads a BNSF C44-9W on a short Laurel, MT to Denver, CO manifest up the 1.6% grade on Berthoud Hill.
With two other coal trains waiting to take their empties back to Wyoming for more coal, UP 6046 pushes its train towards the Moffat Line, past other UP engines waiting in the North Yard.
Baby tunnel motor UPY 629 (GP15-1) gets ready to hump the last car of a string.
Sometimes it is worth it to wake up early. Okay, well I had to because I had work but this was just pure luck. Thanks to a friend for a heads up about this, I was able to catch BNSF's Laurel, MT t... (more)
Amtrak 6 prepares to depart the massive restored Union Station complex in Denver after attaching the PV Berlin. This building is incredible.
Steamscape: Tanglefoot Curve. Train 215, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad's daily westbound out of Antonito, Colorado, slowly ascends the eastern leg of Tanglefoot Curve, with the vast ... (more)
A brakeman rides the top of a stock car to spot the door for loading as a cowboy looks on at the cattle pens at Osier. This scene was part of a Lerro Productions charter on the Cumbres & Toltec Sc... (more)
BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) leads a mixed freight through the horseshoe turn and into the Denver Yard.
UP 1425 (MP15AC) is lashed up with a couple HCLX units in the North Yard. UP Special 1989 'Rio Grande' is in the background.