As the sun sets in the background, Amtrak 516 departs Bellingham, WA continuing north towards Vancouver, BC.
The sun briefly pokes out of the clouds as UP 8705 leads the Herzog Ballast train up and out of Coal Creek Canyon while laying new ballast for the tracks.
After waiting for a few trains at Rocky Siding, UP 8705 leads a westbound Herzog Ballast train up Coal Creek Canyon.
BNSF 6967 snakes around the curve at Blue Mountain Road leading the QPVDVJ-14 towards Denver.
UP 7922 leads an eastbound coal train past a group of MOW workers at Plainview Siding.
After a two hour wait for a new crew, UP 8627 and the GSKIAK-10 departs Eisele Siding and descends Big Ten Curve towards Denver.
Amtrak 6 descends from Tunnel 1 in the evening sunlight running about 30 minutes late.
After being pounded by a thunderstorm, the sun returns along the Rocky Mountains as the CWEMS9-12 snakes around Coal Creek Canyon by Blue Mountain Rd.
UP AC4400CW #5989 begins its descent down the mountains leading the CWEMS9-12 out of Tolland Siding and along South Boulder Creek.
After meeting a westbound coal train at Cliff Siding, UP 2654 leads the eastbound MRONY out of Cliff and down to Denver.
UP ET44AH #2613 leads the ZLADV south past the Peckham Feed just outside of La Salle, CO.
Only a few minutes after the H-LINDEN clears Hudson Siding, BNSF GP39-3 #2778 leads the Hudson Local back from Roggen, CO to the Rescar Oil Facility.
The afternoon sunlight shines down as BNSF ES44DC #7526 leads the H-LINDEN around the curve just outside of Keenesburg, CO.
BNSF 7526 leads the H-LINDEN towards Roggen Siding past the intersection of CR 75.5 and CR 24.5.
BNSF ES44AC #6289 leads a westbound coal train over the trestle near Hudson, CO.