RTD's commuter train to Westminster passes in front of a golden sunrise.
RTD light rail #284 runs along the main freight line through Denver, passing a northbound empty coal train and southbound loaded coal train as it crosses the Cherry Creek bridge.
A former Warbonnet SD75I waiting for assignment at the Denver engine servicing facility sports a new Heritage III scheme. Sad to see these once mighty Warbonnets become pumpkins over time.
UP 1507 (GP40M-2) climbs the grade past a farmhouse as it heads to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line.
UP 6049 (AC44CWCTE) leads a coal train through Big Ten Curve as it drops in elevation towards Arvada, Colorado.
AMTK 11 leads the California Zephyr up the steep grade to Tunnel #1 and will soon pass through 31 tunnels as it winds its way through the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
The Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden, Colorado recently celebrated is 60th year, advertising their birthday on this Colorado & Southern caboose #1009. This museum is a must see for railfans, and... (more)
BNSF 5132 (Dash9) and a Kansas City Southern helper bring a sand train down past the UP's North Yard and will drop off the cars in Denver.
UP 6049 (AC44CWCTE) leads a long coal train down the mountain from Tunnel 1 and has made the 180 degree turn in Coal Creek Canyon as it heads toward the Big Ten curve. Three helper units provide ... (more)
Heavy snow is falling along the Colorado Front Range as the California Zephyr heads into the Rocky Mountains.
The morning California Zephyr out of Denver gets a late start heading into the Rocky Mountains, and as the train crosses Blue Mountain Drive you can see a railfan taking pics as it passes.
UP 1598 (SD40-2 which has been rebuilt to a SD40N) is sorting a cut of hoppers while UP 5087 brings another train into the yard. If you look closely in the background you can see a BNSF train wai... (more)
Former Burlington Northern engine 1680 (SD40-2) shows the other engines who's boss in the Denver Yard.
BNSF 6195 (ES44AC) runs The Ridge in Westminster as it heads towards Denver.
A layer of new snow provides the backdrop as BNSF 6195 (ES44AC) pulls a Warbonnet and a load of hoppers through Boulder, Colorado.