Just how steep the ledge is on the High Line that carries Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge trains can be seen in this view of a D&SNG mixed freight photo extra crawling along above the Animas Rive... (more)
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad K-28 Mikado No. 473 pulls an extra passenger train operated during the railroad’s Railfest celebration past the cliffs on the High Line north (railroad we... (more)
The last sounder of the day crosses the former Milwaukee Road trestle before arriving at Freighthouse Square Station.
Top Ten of 2016. With 2016 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.2. The main reason for the trip to Colorado was to attend a two-... (more)
The 2014 Fall Photographer's Special, headed by D&RGW 473, exits the "High Line" portion of the track heading southbound for Durango. The consist features all premium cars painted in &qu... (more)
Amtrak on the High Line Amtrak #42, the Veteran's unit, leads #156, a heritage unit in Phase 1 paint across the famous 1904 Pennsylvania Railroad built "High Line". This event occurred o... (more)
A set of red cars roll by Franklin Field. The boxcars in the yard below are assumed to contain newsprint for the Philadelphia Bulletin. This train is a Army-Navy football special enroute to the M... (more)
There's a reason the DRGW prided themselves on their many scenic rail lines, going so far as to use the slogan "Scenic Line of the World" in their company logo for many years. Here, C-18 class loc... (more)
Built by the New York Central between 1929 and 1934 as way to move trains through Manhattan’s West Side above the streets of the city, the High Line would serve the city well and even earned the n... (more)
A Durango and Silverton mixed freight photo extra crawls along the steep ledge of the High Line, high above the Animas River north (railroad west) of Rockwood, Colorado, on August 24, 2005. Poweri... (more)
The line beyond Rockwood follows rock faces high above the Animas River. Could they have built the line more spectacularly?
The engineer of Q190 peers down at two railfans taking their shots of Q190.
A northbound empty CSX grain train uses the High Line across the river from Ludow, KY, to reach Queensgate Yard.
A CSX southbound passes a barge loading facility as it heads for the Ohio River Bridge.
With the rapids of the Animas River far below, Durango & Silverton K-36 481 leads the second Silverton-bound train of the day along the precarious perch of the High Line, just north of Rockwood. T... (more)