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.
The rear of an empty coal train hangs over top of the hill at the west end of Mesa on a warm May evening.
Scattered showers just minutes earlier have given way to bright summer sunshine and a brilliant rainbow over the plains east of Denver.
Rounding the curve heading east out of the bustling metropolis of Pinecliffe, a BNSF manifest makes its way toward Denver on a bluebird Colorado day.