BNSF loaded coal in the Tolland Valley
Wednesday December 9, 2020 the Union Pacific Moffat Subdivision played host to a unlikely traveler. BNSF 6271 leads a trio of power with ... (more)
Ice and Beaver Dams
Crawling up grade near dusk at Larkspur a southbound loaded coal makes its way across the classic Santa Fe bridge over Carpenter Creek. Ice and a delightful... (more)
Track 3 near Perkins
Slow moving monster train negotiates the cuts and fills on the Harriman Cutoff between Harriman and Perkins.
Destination Fort Carson
KCS Southern Belles are just getting underway and beginning to roll south out of North Yard near LoDo Denver with special loads for Fort Carson, CO
Pillows of Snow
Tuesday, November 24th was kissed with a fresh 8” of sticky snow early before dawn at Coal Creek Canyon. Amtrak 5, running about 2 hours late the California Zep... (more)
The softness of beautiful winter evening light captivates the frozen steam from his majesty the Big Boy. Wasatch class 4-8-8-4 is nearly home after an astoundin... (more)
Fire at Sunrise
The intensity of a vibrant red June sunrise strikes the nose of an eastbound manifest throttling up the grade to Keenesburg. CO.
Northbound at track speed the last light of the day still strikes the face of Castle Rock and my subject.
Winter Skies over the Great Divide
Winter weather is moving in on the Great Divide between milepost 50 and 45 on the Moffat Road.
Heritage at Adobe
The early morning light mingles with Rio Grande history along the Tennessee Pass Route at Adobe MP147.13 east of Florence, CO.
Big Boy over Kiowa Creek
A year ago a brisk Union Pacific 4014 chase from Limon to Denver wrapped up for me at the ancient Warren quadrangular truss east of Bennett, CO over th... (more)
Light Snow is Just Beginning to Fall
The Great Divide stands tall and proud over East Portal, CO. The daily Provo train is gently rolling through the tangents on its eastward p... (more)
Snowy Morning at the Divide
A picture book snow fall is underway within a few short miles of the Great Divide at East Portal, CO on the Moffat Road. In this frame the Grand Jun... (more)
Pulling away from the platform under a full head of steam RGS 20 is amid its own weather system on a cold snowy day.
Deep in the Harriman Cutoff
Through the cuts and over the high fills in Albany County, WYO. Westbound priority autos hurries through the Harriman Cutoff from Cheyenne with a gr... (more)