UP 8965 (SD70AH) has just pulled a freight into the North Yard and the crew of UP 801 (GP38-2) is eager to begin sorting the cars.
A crew member from an eastbound Union Pacific coal train (with Southern Pacific No. 369 leading) is on the ground at East Rocky, Colorado, to inspect the westbound Rio Grande Ski Train on the morn... (more)
Thunderstorms build up along the Front Range Foothills as an Officer Special is seen heading back to Loveland after doing a trip up to Owl Canyon for First Responders. The train is rolling through... (more)
BNSF 9264 east drops down off Raton Summit with a Herzog ballast train in tow. The train is just east of the Gallinas crossovers and will soon arrived at Trinidad to begin it's trip across the hig... (more)
CCV 2 inches across the high rock fill outside the Victor gold mine near Cripple Creek, as several tourists take in the scenery, and pictures of me, as they pass by the Aspens and Pines. Several o... (more)
CCV #3 is on point duty, as it takes a fully loaded train of tourists to the gold mines near Victor, CO on a gorgeous Memorial Day weekend.
High and dry. That is the environment the BNSF Raton Subdivision traverses between La Junta, CO and Las Vegas, NM. Cacti, scrub and wildflowers grow in harmony in this arid desert, while the still... (more)
In December 2015 I partook in a southwestern US roadtrip. Here a westbound manifest soldiers through the never at Julesburg under the original, 1920's-era hooded searchlights. These may look like ... (more)
D&RGW 5401 leads a coal train on the Joint Line just north of Palmer Lake in June of 1989.
BNSF 7202 waits for service along with a few visitors, including a Citirail, Norfolk Southern and a couple 'old school' livery schemes including a couple Burlington Northern units and an AT&SF War... (more)
BNSF 6503 (ES44C4) joins a nice variety of other pumpkins waiting for attention at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
BNSF GE ES44AC No. 6348 passes the setting moon on the shores of Barr Lake, Colorado, on November 23, 2010.
Amtrak 206 leads the California Zephyr out of Denver Union Station and heads toward the Moffat Tunnel and the Rocky Mountains.
With Fisher Peak looming in the background, BNSF power brings up the rear of this eastbound ballast train, and our chase to a close. We logged almost 2,000 miles in just a little under 48hrs to se... (more)
A pair of BNSF SD40-2's lead their train into Golden