On April 9, 2016, an eastbound Union Pacific loaded oil train pops out of Tunnel 1 into a small pocket of sunshine (literally) on a gorgeous spring afternoon in Coal Creek Canyon.
On a gorgeous spring evening, two BNSF C44-9W's lead a northbound stack train across the vast open spaces near Norfolk, Colorado on April 9, 2018.
A thunderstorm moves north across the Denver Metro Area as westbound coal empties for West Elk Mine led by Union Pacific ES44AC No. 7815 climbs the 2-percent grade around Big Ten Curve near Arvada... (more)
Five BNSF GEs take charge on the westbound Denver, Colorado to Provo, Utah trackage rights manifest as it climbs the 2-percent grade in Coal Creek Canyon at Blue Mountain Road on March 14, 2017. T... (more)
A westbound empty coal train led by Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 snakes along the Colorado River near Yarmony, Colorado along UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on October 1, 2016.
Union Pacific SD70ACe No. 8477 and a standard UP ES44AC bring up the rear of Xcel Energy coal empties as the train scoots west through the magnificent scenery of the high country near Hot Sulphur ... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 7348 leads two AC4400CW's, including a patched SP eastbound on the 2CWEKS9 15 with 79 coal loads along the Colorado River just outside of Dotsero, Colorado along the Dotse... (more)
Railfanning is all about luck, and today... luck was definitely on my side. After getting pelted by heavy rain and hail for a few minutes, the sound of the RBBB Circus Train could be heard and the... (more)
An eastbound manifest led by Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8942 eases down the grade on Main 1 between Buford and Sherman Summit, Wyoming on November 28, 2015.
The first of a series of showers and thunderstorms develop over the Front Range as they move north along the I-25 corridor. Seen here Union Pacific GP40-2 No. 1342 leads another GP40-2 on LDI07 25... (more)
BNSF's westbound Denver, Colorado to Provo, Utah manifest led by two GEVO's and a Canadian Pacific AC4400CW patiently wait at Tolland, Colorado for three trains to pass by before heading west on S... (more)
With the temperature close to zero, Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr descends the grade at Big Ten Curve with the Denver Metro area in the background.
Two motorists patiently wait at the Blue Mountain Road crossing for a empty UP coal train that is climbing the grade in Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
UP no. 6617 and SP no. 107 lead a loaded coal train down the grade around Big Ten Curve just west of Denver.
Three GE's lead this Tacoma, WA to Omaha, NE stack train that is seen leaving the city of Boulder. The Valmont Power Plant can be seen in the background.