Amtrak #69 peaks around the corner as it exits Tunnel #1. The Denver skyline can be seen in the background under threatening skies, while the sun shines at Plainview, Colorado.
AMTK 52 Leads the Zephyr out of the tunnel district of the Moffat Line and will soon run through Coal Creek Canyon, traverse Big Ten and Little Ten curves at Rocky, pass through Arvada and eventu... (more)
Amtrak #69 is on point as the California Zephyr drops down out of Tunnel #1 at Plainview and heads towards Coal Creek Canyon. It will then take another 45 minutes to get to Denver's downtown Unio... (more)
UP 1865 (SD40-2 rebuilt as a SD40N) moves through the signal tower on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
Amtrak #59 (P42DC) climbs the steep grade to tunnel number one as it leads the California Zephyr into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
UP 8450 (SD70ACe) holds on the Moffat Tunnel Sub for a signal as an RTD commuter rail train leaves the adjacent station. Notice the unique pairing of power, including a light unit and a BNSF help... (more)
The California Zephyr, led by AMTK 157 "The Big Game" gets ready to enter the North Yard on its way toward Denver's Union Station, passing a UP train ready to head west...
BNSF 5648 (AC4400CW) holds station at Pinecliffe, Colorado while a new crew is being sent, which will then take the train to Denver.
BNSF 5937 (ES44AC) waits at the Rocky siding after Big Ten Curve for a replacement crew, which will then take the train into Denver, Colorado.
Amtrak #11 whips up the fresh snow as it leads the California Zephyr through the flocked trees at Crescent, Colorado. The passengers on that morning's train really got to se the splendor of the C... (more)
UP 5547 (ES44AC) leads an empty coal train over a river west of Pinecliffe, Colorado.
UP 7354 (ES44AC) leads a freight through the signal bridge on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
There are a number of large multi-track signal bridges in the Denver area. This one is located on the Moffat Tunnel Sub which is just west of the UP's North Yard in Denver.
The California Zephyr led by AMTK 10 (P42DC) makes the turn in Coal Creek Canyon and begins the climb up to Tunnel #1.
The California Zephyr crosses a creek west of Pinecliffe, Colorado on its way to the Moffat Tunnel.