Climbing toward Tunnel 1 on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision is a westbound BNSF freight crossing the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon just east of Plainview, Colorado, on January 4, 2019.
UP coal empties storm up the Moffat Route 2% grade at Tunnel 1. Recent news indicates an Arvada developer will build about 50 new homes, forever spoiling this timeless scenery. Get your shots wh... (more)
A Public Service of Colorado coal train climbs through Coal Creek Canyon approaching Tunnel 1 on Union Pacific's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision. The 97 car train will load at the Energy mine on the Cra... (more)
Reflected in a springtime puddle, a Union Pacific coal train crosses Colorado Highway 72 at Coal Creek on April 29, 2001. These two GE AC4400CWs are being used as a rear DPU on the heavy eastbound... (more)
A pair of EMD GP60s pull the Rio Grande Ski Train through Coal Creek Canyon on March 28, 1997.
Back to back SP AC4400CWs pull a KPAIC coal empty west through Plainview on UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
The Rio Grande Ski Train emerges from Tunnel One with more than 800 passengers from Denver headed west to Winter Park for a day of skiing on March 29, 1997.
Looking across Coal Creek Canyon, we see the rear DPU of the daily BNSF manifest train that shares trackage rights on UP's Moffat Tunnel Sub.