Down in the man made canyon of the Coors Brewery, C997 goes about the task of shoving 6 tank cars into the complex.
The BNSF Provo-Lincoln waits in the siding while a UP manifest heads heads west.
After picking up 1 car out of the Rocky house track the Wednesday West Local climbs the grade to Tunnel 1 headed to Plainview to grab 1 or 2 more before heading back home.
6 leads 6 east into Tabernash passing through the colors of fall along the Fraser River.
The motto of the DRGW was always "Through the Rockies, not around them" and deep in the Tunnel District that motto definitely holds true as a westbound empty hopper train stretches out through Tun... (more)
NS 189 heads west out of the seldom seen west portal of the 1905 built Tunnel 3
185 heads west towards hull passing a string of empty coal hoppers and the loaded U28 at left.
As day quickly turns into night helper J54 inches up on the U28 to push it east.
The AK 1216 sits silent at the top of the iron ore rotary dumper hill waiting to push the last few hoppers of iron ore through when the time comes.
The little engine that could, C998 pushes 5 of Coors special grain cars into the Coors Brewery passing 2 empties it pulled out earlier while in the background sister locomotive C991 sits waiting f... (more)
A few signs of the fall colors remain as an eastbound coal train snakes its way east. As the leaves disappear the first signs of the coming winter are beginning to appear on the peaks above.
The head end of a train full of empty coal hoppers bound for the Craig Branch pokes out of Tunnel 39 as the tail end continues the journey around the curves of the valley floor.