A Provo to Denver BNSF trackage rights train rolls thru the siding at Tabernash around an empty UP coal train holding the main. The train has just left the confines of Fraser Canyon behind. For so... (more)
Back in 1999 SP-AC power was still common thing on the coal trains that came off the Moffat route. Here the train is snaking their way towards Denver as they pass the HBD at MP 22 near Blue Mounta... (more)
The crew had this short BNSF freight is hammering as they approach Granby. The train is working over trackage rights the BNSF has over the UP between Salt Lake City an Denver. There is only 5 mile... (more)
A Grand Junction to North Yard in Denver freight train pulls out of the siding at Fraser on the Moffat Tunnel Sub. The train had pulled into the siding to do work and maybe meet an empty coal trai... (more)
The Grand Jct to North Yard in Denver freight train rolls out of Tabernash on the Moffat Tunnel Sub. The train is working towards the continental divide at Moffat Tunnel, about 10 miles ahead. Thi... (more)
An empty coal train bound for Arco, CO, (West Elk Mine), tippy-toes along Byers Canyon west of Hot Sulphur Springs. This 8 mile canyon along the Colorado River slow trains down to 20 mph as they s... (more)
Byers Canyon is a place I haven't been able to get anything in decent light over many years. Well on this trip we chased a westbound empty hopper train thru this short 8 mile long canyon. Here th... (more)
One of many beautiful locations along Union Pacific's Glenwood Springs Sub is off the hillside at the west end of Range siding. Amtrak #5 gets back up to speed after meeting #6 as AMTK 130 rolls a... (more)
A beautiful backdrop is found nearly everywhere along Union Pacific's Moffat Tunnel and Glenwood Springs Subdivision's and McCoy is a good one for sure. The Provo to Denver BNSF freight heads east... (more)
While its not the best looking GEVO on the BNSF locomotive roster, I'll take it when you get great light and it might be the only freight you get all day. BNSF freight HPVODEN utilizes trackage ri... (more)
A beautiful backdrop is seen just north of Bond as five UP engines lead the Phippsburg Local east as they round the horseshoe curve at Copper Spur Road.
An empty rail train heads east out of Bond with a trio UP units as sun shines through a break in the clouds.
An empty BNSF oil train pops out of the west portal of Moffat Tunnel at Winter Park as it continues west to Grand Junction.
A Denver Yard crew has just dropped a set of road locomotives off in the yard for their next assignment and is now pulling away to continue switching work in the yard. Locomotives:UPY ... (more)
Union Pacific's Denver Terminal is busy on the evening of January 5th with a manifest freight on the right ready to depart southbound. Meanwhile, a yard crew is building the power set for another ... (more)