A westbound UP potash train rolls through hillsides dotted with aspen at the peak color. Just ahead is Byers Canyon.
Passengers on this westbound California Zephyr have lucked out with bluebird skies and peak fall colors as they leave Fraser, heading for perhaps the most scenic portion of the route as they follo... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr picks up speed as it departs Glenwood Springs along the Colorado River, lush and colorful at the peak of the autumn season
The westbound California Zephyr rumbles through the rocky red canyons of the Dotsero cutoff on a cold November afternoon
An empty UP coal train waits for their signal while the cold Colorado River rolls on beside it.
An empty UP coal train crosses the Colorado River on its journey back to the mines south of Grand Junction, with the remnants of the season's first snow hiding in shadows cast by the low winter su... (more)
September in Colorado... I'll let the image do the talking.
As luck would have it, I happened to drop in to Silverton for a quick afternoon pit stop when I heard a steam whistle much later in the afternoon than usual. Upon further inspection, it was the D&... (more)
A beautiful day on the Georgetown Loop with West Side Lumber shay #9 leading the full train over Devil's Gate Bridge.
After a two-year absence, the Union Pacific's 844 is back at the helm of the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special en route to Cheyenne on this warm July morning.
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the westbound California Zephyr through Pinecliffe and on toward the Continental Divide
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the westbound California Zephyr through the tight confines of south boulder creek canyon
Rounding the curve after passing through the old Tunnel 28 site, long ago daylighted.
Climbing through the horseshoe curve at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon on the approach to Tunnel 1 during the final snow of the 2015-2016 winter
Sure, I might have been driving just a slight bit faster than prudent on the unplowed snow-covered dirt road toward the Moffat Tunnel's east portal, but with only a few trains per day I was determ... (more)