Bella takes a break from hiking to watch a Denver bound BNSF manifest easing down the 2% grade in the heart of the D&RGW Tunnel District east of Crescent,CO. The three GE's leading the train are a... (more)
With the sound of dynamic brakes whining, and the smell of brake shoes burning, a heavy Union Pacific coal load negotiates down the two percent grade of the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains at... (more)
A series of thunderstorms hammer the Denver Metro-Area dumping hail and heavy rain causing flash flooding as an eastbound UP ballast train descends the 2-percent grade on Big Ten Curve near Arvada... (more)
With three GE's pulling on the front and two more pushing on the bottom, a heavy BNSF frac sand train ascends the 2% grade out of Coal Creek Canyon preparing the enter the illustrious tunnel distr... (more)
Amtrak #5 'The California Zephyr' speeds along South Boulder Creek at Tolland,CO. Next stop, Fraser...
With Amtrak #6 in the hole just ahead at Cliff, a heavy BNSF frac sand train crawls past the site of former tunnel 28 and into the tightest curve on the Moffat Road before diving into tunnel 29. G... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound 'California Zephyr' descends into Coal Creek Canyon 23 rail miles away from its next stop at Denver.
The sun peaks out just in time to greet a westbound UP empty coal train emerging from the west portal of the Moffat Tunnel at Winter Park,CO.
An empty Union Pacific coal train rolls into Tabernash
Amtrak #5 'The California Zephyr' is seen making its way through the Rockies near Crescent,CO. Gross Dam and Reservoir are seen in the background. Interestingly the reservoir receives water from t... (more)
A UP Grand Junction,CO - Denver,CO manifest prepares to duck into tunnel 29 at Pinecliffe.
BNSF C44-9W No. 4668 leads an eastbound Provo manifest down the grade through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado, approaching Blue Mountain Road, on February 23, 2019.
A light breeze adds to the already cool and crisp air as BNSF ES44AC No. 6285 leads the Provo-Denver manifest through the tunnel district near Plainview, Colorado, on January 19, 2019.
The continental divide can be seen in the background as Union Pacific ES44AH No. 8159 leads the Grand Jct-North Yard manifest through Crescent, Colorado, on January 19, 2019.
The fog has settled in as Union Pacific SD70AH No. 1943 leads an eastbound "Executive Special" out of the siding at Pinecliffe, Colorado after going through a Form B for a bridge replace... (more)