A two unit helper is cut in ahead of the caboose to assist a heavy coal train to Palmer Lake, summit of the Joint Line between Denver and Pueblo, CO. Although much has changed since this photo was... (more)
A loaded coal train with a quartet Rio Grande tunnel motors rolls past the siding of Banning on Rio Grande's Sunnyside Branch. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
Another load of coal destined to Roberts Bank, BC for export rolls down the mighty Columbia River on BNSF's scenic Fallbridge sub.
A Coleto Creek bound coal train passes through Tolland on Rio Grande's Moffat Route. If my memory serves me correctly this train pretty consistently saw BN power. Pool power wasn't very common on ... (more)
KCS 4142 and UP 5473 are pushing hard on this southbound coal train as it crest the summit at Rich Mountain.
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A set of D&RGW SD40T-2s shove hard on an eastbound coal train headed for Minturn and Tennessee Pass. Added at West Glenwood Yard, they are now swinging around the curve and heading to the crossing... (more)
After a day spent riding UP OLS special we were continuing on to SLC to see UPs open invitation to photograph their Heritage Units along the way we caught this empty on the Dotsero Cutoff near the... (more)
A SB BNSF coal train led by two new ES44AC rolls beneath the shadow of Pikes Peak near Kelker , CO on what would be a fantastic day for trains.
BNSF 5760 south leads a loaded coal train under a UP auto train at SF Junction on a beautiful October afternoon. Photo taken from the 27th street overpass.