Amtrak No. 6 The eastbound California Zephyr highballs east out of the town of Palisades.
UP 695 pulls a string of rusty hoppers out of the North Yard.
When the UP hosted the lashed down former cars of the Minnesota Zephyr Dinner Train in their North Yard, they put them on a protected track so that they did not get jostled while other cars were b... (more)
A 4-pack of UP units make their way eastward toward tunnel #1 as they tower above the rest of their train.
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound Zephyr, cruises upgrade through a winter wonderland between Rollinsville and Tolland during a somewhat typical spring day in Colorado’s high country on April 20, 2003.
The southernmost foothills of the Rocky Mountains shine in the early morning sun as Amtrak's Southwest Chief negotiates the tight bends of the famed Raton Pass.
This was a good railfanning day at the UP North Yard. We see UP 6435 getting repositioned and the former cars from the Minnesota Zephyr Dinner Train heading to Alamosa to eventually join the Rio ... (more)
A group of pumpkins wait in the BNSF engine servicing yard which is in the heart of downtown Denver.
River routes use gravity and follow the topography of the landscape they go through, and are rarely ever in a straight line. In some ways, to get through rugged land, railroad’s right-of-ways are ... (more)
In a panned photograph, an eastbound BNSF freight on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision cruises into Little Gore Canyon between Radium and Azure, Colorado, on August 5, 2014.
LA JUNTA CO March 11 1980 -- A Santa Fe SD39 (a Locotrol master) leads a train on a mostly cloudy day. Note multiple antennas on the 4012 and exhaust smoke from mid-train slave units.
UP 703 (former Missouri Pacific GP38-2) works on sorting a string of freight in the North Yard. UP heavy 6276 (AC4400CW) will soon be tasked with taking a freight south towards Denver.
A lengthy MRONY snakes into Gore Canyon as it slowly works up the western slope of the Rocky Mountains. The rapids of the Colorado River have provided rafters with entertainment all week long.
Surrounded by the golden beauty of autumn aspens in the high country is Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr at Tolland, Colorado, on October 2, 2008.
As Union Pacific welders get ready to replace a rail on the main line at Tolland, Colorado, on October 3, 2008, westbound UP MDVRO rumbles by in the siding, with all the “bell and whistle” making ... (more)