UP 6756 (ES44AC) shoves a long oil can train into Tunnel 2 while the rest of the train runs through Tunnels 3 and 4 just north of Crescent, Colorado.
BNSF 7485 (ES44AC) muscles a freight up the Moffat Tunnel Sub and will soon enter the 12-mile tunnel running under the Continental Divide.
Coal from mines along the original Denver & Rio Grande Western main line moves east through Glenwood Canyon, Colorado.
UP 4199 (SD70M) leads the Rocky Moutaineer passenger train into Tunnel 2 at Plainview Colorado.
Amtrak 130 Heritage
Continuing my study of Amtrak 130 now from the overlook at Pinecliffe going out of tunnel 29 on Winter Park Express.
Westbound past Lincoln Hills
Finding light in the right direction is always a challenge in the tunnel district. Enough snooping around you’ll find some light on the nose. Amtrak 5... (more)
HPVODEN1 is moving eastbound through tunnel 30 and the Sphinx Head rock east of Rollins Canyon near Lincoln Hills, CO.
Tunnel 29 plays host to Amtrak 5 in classic colors.
Westbound Warbonnet leader climbs the 2% to tunnel 1 at Coal Creek, CO
Heavy Snow Falling
E WSUGJC0 01 almost silent from the heavy flock of snow hustles through the Tunnel District amid freshly fallen deep snow in Eldorado Canyon. 2/2/22 (taken from ... (more)
5 at Rollins
Along the South Boulder at track speed.
It’s was a good day for a 3.7 mile hike. From Tunnel 30 under the Sphinx Head rock in Rollins Canyon.
Sunrise over Denver
Winter Park Express rides the golden magic carpet to the promise land of powder and downhill slopes.
Number 5 is flying the mile west of South Draw on a very Colorado winter day in the Rockies.
The South Draw Sand Train Pull
No other place on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision combines grades, curves and tunnels like South Draw. This is the section of railroad the Rio Grande purchase... (more)