The Morning Fog Lifting at Portland
Eastbound from Parkdale, CO, Rock n Rail train with Rio Grande heritage flies around the Arkansas River bend at Portland. A sudden burst of sun br... (more)
A pair of Rock & Rail units at Portland, CO.
A trio of Rock & Rail GP40s work the yard adjacent to the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Portland. The power briefly fouls the SH 120 crossing while the conductor lines a switch.
A Rock & Rail train consisting of three units and two cars clears the UP main near the LafargeHolcim cement plant in Portland. A little bit of fall color brightens the scene along CO State Highwa... (more)
Today’s UP RPUDD rock train winds along the Arkansas River as they pass the other large customer on this famous line. That is the Holcim cement plant located in Portland which is more)
Rock is one of the two remaining types of traffic revenue that still traverses over the famous Tennessee Pass line. Here it passes alongside the Arkansas River as Union Pacific brings another loa... (more)
The Rock & Rail begins its day as lite power as it passes CP Adobe. The train will soon enter into the massive Holcim complex located a few miles from here where a train load of cement is awaitin... (more)
Shoving back onto the lead track to the cement plant, the Canon City local begins what will be a few hours of work as the train starts to serve this line's largest customer.
Today's UP Canon City local is just through the steel bridge crossing over the Arkansas River as it shows up with a large train to work the Holcim cement plant. Conversely, the Rock and Rail 401 ... (more)
A quartet of GP40-2 units shoves a long train of empty cement hoppers across SR. 115 and into the yard at Holcim cement as the workday is just beginning for this crew.
After spotting empty hoppers and loaded tank cars, the Cañon City local departs Portland under a fantastic mix of threatening skies and a setting sun.
The very colorful Rock and Rail locomotives make a daytime appearance and help push an empty hopper train towards Parkdale on clear December day in Colorful Colorado.
Rock & Rail locomotives have just been added onto the end of this 120 car empty hopper train and will assist it to Parkdale Quarry.