Coal loads for Denver ease through Rio Grande's Byers Canyon near Hot Sulphur Springs, Colo., on Sept. 30, 2017.
With the Colorado aspen still at peak colors in this late September view, an eastbound UP coal train charges through Hot Sulphur Springs on UP's ex-Rio Grande mainline.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train eases into the S curves just east of Kremmling on its way to Denver from the coal loadouts of Colorado.
An eastbound Union Pacific coal load curves through Tolland, Colorado, on September 30, 2017.
Here we take a step back and throw on the ultra wide angle lens to capture a westbound Union Pacific manifest as it descends the Feather River Route near Pulga, California. The surrounding rock fa... (more)
A Union Pacific bulk train heads down the pass as it will roll by a stopped BNSF Z-Train.
A short southbound QRVML (Roseville-Mira Loma) manifest nears the southern end of UP's coast route, passing Burbank Airport in the mid-morning.