The Bow Valley Parkway is deserted. No cars, no wildlife, just the crunch of old snow underneath the rental car's tires as I make my way south from Lake Louise toward Morant's Curve in the darknes... (more)
Denver's first measurable snowfall of the 2015-2016 winter arrived on November 5th, and the mountains to the west saw a few inches of accumulation by the time the clouds lifted. Here a westbound B... (more)
Near as I can tell, this is the first and only image of the Energy branch of the UP / DRGW (14+ miles to the Twentymile Mine) here on Railpics. This is too bad, because like the entire branch to C... (more)
The morning after heavy snowfall near the summit of the Moffat Route, the first eastbound of the day rumbles around a curve near Tolland headed for Denver. The Continental Divide, pierced by the M... (more)
With light snow falling under a threatening sky, a relatively clean pair of CP units leads a stack train eastbound through the famous Morant's Curve.
Railfanning can be a solitary, misunderstood, and frustrating hobby. It can also be extremely rewarding with good companionship, wonderful scenery, and great photographic rewards. Those days that ... (more)
Thank goodness for Amtrak! A remarkably beautiful day in the Colorado mountains was also a remarkably slow day on the Moffat Sub: The only movement between noon and 8pm was the eastbound Californi... (more)
The morning after a light snow dusted the Front Range mountains outside of Denver, this eastbound slowly emerges from the short Tunnel 29 on its descent toward Denver.
Fruita's most visible landmark, the awesomely-painted grain elevator, provides a colorful backdrop for the eastbound Amtrak California Zephyr, zipping through town right on time. Fruita is home to... (more)
The morning departure of the Leadville, Colorado & Southern backs out of Leadville on a perfect Colorado summer's day.
An empty coal train passes through Tunnel 39 alongside the Colorado River amid the colorful fall landscape.
A westbound coal train skirts the Colorado River, approaching tunnel 39 on a chilly fall morning.
After a quiet morning on the Moffat Sub, an eastbound coal train skirts the Colorado River, passing through Tunnel 40 in this rugged stretch of railroad.
A loaded BNSF coal drag crawls slowly southward down the Joint Line at sunset
Stacks of welded rail for Denver's new East Rail Line to DIA sit covered in snow as a loaded UP coal train trudges slowly eastward.