D&RGW train #150 is eastbound and in the canyon between Avon and Minturn a few minutes before arriving at the crew change location at the foot of Tennessee Pass.
You’re in the cab of Rio Grande SD45 5321 at Avon as a westbound runs around in the siding. A friendly engineer invited me up into the cab after seeing me setting up to get a picture of the meet. ... (more)
Caught in late afternoon winter light, an eastbound freight heads towards Avon on the Tennessee Pass line, passing construction work whilst paralleling the I70, behind GP30 3008, GP35 3050, SD45 5... (more)
With sun at a premium on this November afternoon, an unusual collection of Rio Grande power leans into the curve at Avon, near Minturn, with an eastbound freight, behind 3008, 3050, 5338 and 3021.... (more)
Eastbound DRGW freight behind 5396 3002 and 3023 try unsuccessfully to race an Allied Van Lines truck on the adjacent I70 on the approach to Avon in May 1981.
Making its presence felt as it thunders through Avon, west of Minturn, 5413, 5412 and 3039 haul #36 eastbound freight towards Pueblo in December 1981.
3103 3001 3086 3015 3123 are about to take westbound coal empties #787 under the I70 interstate at Avon, just down steam on the Eagle river from Minturn.