This genset had been testing in Texas, and was moving north through Colorado.
A rare move with a rotary snow plow and companion power unit headed for southern Colorado.
This plow and it's power unit were in transit to work after heavy snow fell in southern Colorado the day before. This equipment is still lettered for the BN.
Crossing an old Santa Fe bridge with a rotary snow plow after a blizzard.
Outside the new shop building, the guys get to work in good spring weather. This engine is the subject of the cover story in the May 2009 issue of Trains magazine.
Special train operated by the Union Pacific, southbound out of Denver to the Colorado Springs area. Here passing two BNSF coal empties on their way back to Wyoming.
With UP 1995, these two heritage units lead a 15 car VIP special into the Rocky Mountains.
Steam specials always bring out the photographers, but this lady was reading a book to the locomotive itself. A crew member gives a curious look as he works around the engine.
These units were recently brought in from the derailment site on the Front Range subdivision.
These units were involved in a malicious derailment in early June 2008, and now awaiting repairs.
Due to maintenance operations on the Moffat subdivision, the California Zephyr was re-routed through Wyoming. Here, the conductor of the freight gives a roll-by look at the Amtrak train.
Brand new two-unit set on it's way to the TriMet Westside Express Service in Oregon.
This is the upper end of the line for this 100+ year-old tourist railway. The metal poles are lightning rods to protect the trains during storms.
Engineer Bob is ready to bring this train down from an altitude of 14,100 feet. This one-car train was built in 1963, and the "steering wheel" controls the power and braking for the car.
Trackwork is a bit more complicated when the incline requires rack rail to climb and descend Pike's Peak.