Like many Rio Grande cabooses in this era, this one is showing evidence of years of service on coal trains and passing through many tunnels. Here it continues its streak on an eastbound coal train... (more)
Eastbound coal is making time on the Rio Grande as it glides through New Castle, Colorado.
On a clear Friday, February 26, 2016, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr cruises through New Castle, CO.
Eastbound coal loads from West Elk Mine roll towards Glenwood Springs where they will pick up a trio of mid train helpers for the trip to Denver.
5333, 5317, 5319 and 3051 must have been close to track speed with a westbound freight between New Castle and Silt in September 1981, the adjacent I70 freeway providing an easy way to chase the tr... (more)
Eastbound #788 coal from Cameo, near Grand Junction slows through New Castle, just west of Glenwood Springs, for a cross with the westbound Californian Zephyr at nearby Chacra in August 1985. On t... (more)
Storm clouds build off in the distance as the westbound California Zephyr races across the Colorado desert near New Castle on former DRGW trackage.