UP 8093 (AC45CCTE) leads a freight through Tunnel #2 and down the hill towards Plainview on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
UP 5797 (AC4400CW-CTE) leads a freight down from Tunnel #1 just as dawn is breaking over the Colorado Front Range.
This shot shows the steep grade from Coal Creek Canyon up to Tunnel #1. BNSF 4228 (ES44C4) leads a four headed freight up the hill as llamas graze in the pasture below.
BNSF 7016 (ES44C4) exits Tunnel #1 and heads down grade towards Coal Creek Canyon.
The #5 California Zephyr out of Denver had extra cars today (total of 10) compared to the scaled back COVID consists, although it was still missing the baggage car. Here we see it exiting Tunnel ... (more)
The 10 inches of fresh snow that fell during the night has coated the trees and rails as UP 8093 (AC45CCTE) leads a freight between tunnels 1 and 2 at Plainview, Colorado.
The Union Pacific made a power move that included 6 UP motors and a CSX unit from Denver, runnign through the Moffat Tunnel to the West Slope of Colorado. Here we see the group climbing up the st... (more)
The California Zephyr races the snow clouds as it passes through Plainview on its way into the Colorado Rocky Mountains
When the word went out that the California Zephyr was being led by Amtrak #42 in the special Veterans paint scheme, it was decided to head into the mountains to get a tunnel shot. On the day it ar... (more)
Amtrak 83 leads the California Zephyr through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado and towards Tunnel #1 at Plainview. Sharp eyed foamers will note the private car on the end, which happens to be The Patr... (more)
Warbonnet BNSF 4705 (Dash9) emerges from Tunnel 1 on the Moffat Sub and will drop into Coal Creek Canyon.
Friday January 22, 2021 BNSF 5468 leads the daily Provo manifest through the Flatiron Range near the Jefferson and Boulder county line at milepost 26.11 th... (more)
Sunrise At Rainbow Cut
Eastbound coal in another frame negotiating the tangent at Rainbow Cut on a vibrant first light snowy Flatiron morning.
With about 15 minutes before the sun crests the horizon UP 5797 (AC4400CW-CTE) exits Tunnel #1 at Plainview and drops down into Coal Creek Canyon.
Amtrak 193 leads the California Zephyr #5 through a cut leading to Tunnel 1 at Plainview, Colorado.