The Union Pacific’s transcontinental route west only spends a few miles in far northeast Colorado following the watercourses of the South Platte River and then Lodgepole Creek while going through ... (more)
Thunderstorms are building over the high plains as a westbound double-stack outfit sails through Julesburg, Coilorado on a summer evening. The lead unit has not quite given up upon its C&NW herita... (more)
I am five miles east of Julesburg where the U.P. line from North Platte spilts to head to Denver or Cheyenne. Eastern Colorado may look flat but the 20,400 H.P. on the head end of this westbound ... (more)
Into the summer sundown comes CNW 8616 with North Platte to Denver symbol ANPDV-12 on a warm July evening. Barely visible on the right are the rails of the Julesburg Sub that diverged here and joi... (more)
In December 2015 I partook in a southwestern US roadtrip. Here a westbound manifest soldiers through the never at Julesburg under the original, 1920's-era hooded searchlights. These may look like ... (more)
On a blistering July 24, 2009, and after the passage of Tie North 9068 tie gang at milepost 372 west of Julesburg, Colorado, a sun kink developed in the hot afternoon sun. This is not uncommon on ... (more)
A Union Pacific Nordco track spiker works on Main 1 at Julesburg, Colorado, as a freight train rolls through on Main 2. UP Tie North 9068 gang is replacing ties on this stretch of main line on the... (more)
Moving along at 60mph, this eastbound stack brings itself into the State of Nebraska.
The hogger off Soda Ash loads gets off for the PK while a priority intermodal overtakes his, and another manifest behind.
Old meets New