Amtrak 192 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr around the curve at Blue Mountain. The train was 10 hours late getting into Denver due to heavy rains and flooding in Nebraska.
The California Zephyr has just come down the steep grade from Tunnel #1 (seen in the background) and is going through Coal Creek Canyon on its way to Denver's Union Station.
Amtrak 48 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the 180 degree turn in Coal Creek Canyon, passing over Highway 72 in the process.
Colorado has begun its 'monsoon season' and the nearly-daily rain showers have greened up the pastures and fields. Here we see the Zephyr running along Coal Creek Canyon before climbing the steep... (more)
High above the Colorado Front Range, the sound of dynamic breaks can be heard as an empty BNSF sand train descends out of Tunnel 1 and through the horseshoe curve at Coal Creek Canyon, CO on June ... (more)
A lone GEVO leads the EC-4 car special down the eastern slope of the Colorado Rockies on warm summer afternoon. The EC-4 car inspects the tracks, looking for defects, as a hy-rail vehicle follows ... (more)
The California Zephyr drops down from the Colorado Rocky Mountains and will arrive in Denver within the hour.
On a gloomy May morning, BNSF 5536 leads the Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest through the curve at Blue Mountain Rd in Coal Creek Canyon, CO on May 11th, 2020.
BNSF 6948 (ES44C4) emerges from the fog leading a trio of other engines and a long freight towards Blue Mountain Road in Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
It's a beautiful spring morning in the Rocky Mountains as Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr climbs the grade up to Tunnel One in Coal Creek Canyon, CO on April 24th, 2020 with Amtrak's Veterans... (more)
This morning's Provo, UT to Denver, CO BNSF manifest train rounds the curves of Coal Creek Canyon as it heads down the two percent grade of the Moffatt Tunnel Sub.
Just before 8am, Amtrak phase 1 Heritage Unit leads the Winter Park Express/Ski Train upgrade from Denver seen after passing Clay siding. This picture was taken from the hill that Tunnel #1 punche... (more)
A Union Pacific grain train descends the 2% grade into Coal Creek Canyon amidst a heavy and wet spring snowfall.
Siemens Charge IDTX 4628 leads a second charger, a P42DC and two baggage cars through the snow and around the curve of Coal Creek Canyon.
Amtrak #11 P42DC climbs towards Tunnel #1 as it leads the California Zephyr into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.