In short but scenic Rollins Canyon, the Rio Grande Ski Train exits Tunnel 30 east of Rollinsville, Colorado, on the morning of March 6, 2009. Rollins Canyon is inaccessible except by foot or rail,... (more)
A meet and a pass The Rio Grande Ski Train is westbound out of Rocky, Colorado, on the cloudy morning of June 28, 2008. It just met a Union Pacific coal empty at Rocky siding, and is ab... (more)
The Ski Train waits at the station in Fraser.
The summer Ski Train en route to to Winter Park on a beautiful Colorado day.
The Ski Train is making its final Saturday run of the 2009 season. At the time it was not known that this would be the 2nd to last westbound run of the Ski Train to Winter Park. Here the Ski Train... (more)
Engineer Jobe watches as Conductor Frazier gets off at track 6 switch as they put the Ski Train to 6 track and out of the way. The Ski Train will need to send a car over to the UP passenger shop n... (more)
The Ski Train sits in the yard at Council Bluffs waiting for some decisions to be made. The train was found to have a bad baring and needs to be changed. Now the process of how and who will come t... (more)
On this Sunday afternoon, as the storm clouds roll in, the Ski Train makes its final run of the 2009 winter season, passing through Rocky. Little would we know that 23 days later, the Ski Train wo... (more)
The Ski Train heads west about to enter Tunnel One on the Moffat Tunnel Subdivision.
The second ski train of the season climbs the front range at Clay, CO. This train is a welcome addition to usual coal and Amtrak trains.
Was going thru my shots from last year & thought I'd uploaded everything of interest...then I found this one. DUS actually has scenes like this more often than you'd think!
My first Railpictures.net photo!!
"Thru the Rockies, not around them". The motto of the fallen flag Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad lives on in the Ski Train with Rio Grande colors, passenger cars and nose logo. Here is the S... (more)
The Ski Train meets a UP loaded coal train at Clay siding.