SP 335 crests Toponas Summit, formerly a helper district on the D&RGW's Craig Branch. Remanence of the wye for Phippsburg, CO based steam helpers is still visible. Flanked by the Flat Tops to the ... (more)
Full moon lit up another trainless night at the foot of Tennessee Pass.
Empties roll out of Red Gorge as seen from near the top of another tree.
Had to go tree climbing for this view of eastbound Craig Branch coal loads.
D&RGW's original search lights still protect UP's Craig Branch and our galaxy at 04:00h. I don't believe there was a single train on the entire 130+ miles of this coal branch line, the Milky Way a... (more)
Just a few seconds before the train filled the scene and much to my amazement, a plane banks out of Little Gore Canyon far below me. I was so mesmerized by the plane I just about forgot to take my... (more)