Rocky Mountain California Zephyr
Amtrak 5 is like a n scale train coming from tunnel 13 in comparison to the dramatic mountain cliffs of South Draw and Eldorado Canyon.
First Light at MP.49
Always a delight the first light in the valleys below the Great Divide.
Approach on Tunnel 30
Into the vibrant sun through Lincoln Hills and into Rollins Canyon Amtrak 5 is about to enter tunnel 30.
Seasonal collision at East Portal.
Golden aspen leaves are flying from the 40mph gusts off the newly dusted with snow 13,000 foot peaks on the Great Divide. U... (more)
Fall in the Valley
In this frame Fall splendor is just beginning to take hold in the high country, the Aspen in this valley turn the week before the groves at East Portal. Exiting... (more)
Having a good time with Buffie and the flying mile to Roggen in time for a spectacular highlight of the days storm chase.
Gust Fronts and Hail
Storm chasing and train chasing often times goes hand in hand. In this case finding a subject at any cost before the fast storms move on.
Threading A Million Pound Needle
I think it will fit! Or will it? Catenary over steam, what a morning. A forest of catenary strangled the biggest of them all at the throat of Denver... (more)
First Light in South Draw
Nearing tunnel 17, BNSF 6346 leads Provo, Utah bound manifest through South Draw in the first sun light of the morning to reach the foot of the valley. Tun... (more)
In Between the Sun at Tunnel 13 and 14
Rolling west upgrade into South Draw the Rocky Mountaineer is in proper leader on this typical mountain morning on the Moffat Road.
Amtrak 6 is running into the vivid late afternoon light out of tunnel 15 in South Draw east of Crescent.
A New Chapter for the California Zephyr
ALC-42 AMTK 301 leads an all star cast of brand new power including 309, 313, and 314 and test car among the usual consist and not a GE P42 ... (more)
Severe Storm Season
Nothing delights me more than working mother nature at her best in all the drama and impact it has to offer. Light the way into the storm, an HPC with small hail... (more)
Snow and flock fill the valley below Rollins Pass on June 1, 2022.
C GJCTPH0 07 with BNSF 8588 point east at Tolland on June 1, 2022.