eastbound SP train coming into Denver in morning light near Leyden siding
Snaking along is a empty coal train that is seen making its way through Rocky Siding just after sunrise. Barbers Gulch and Chemical can also be seen in the background.
A HLCX GP40-2, UP GP40-2, and UP GP60 lead covered hoppers and a bad order bulk head flat down the base of Coal Creek Canyon at Blue Mountain Road with Tunnel #1 in the distance.
Rounding the curve at Big Ten Curve, Amtrak #6 coasts downgrade past the wind break placed here by the DRGW and on the approach towards Rocky and eventually Denver.
Rounding the horse-shoe curve at Big Ten Curve, this loaded Eagle Pass, TX coal train eases down grade going towards Denver with the Colorado Front Range Foothills in the background.
An Eagle Pass, TX bound coal load eases down grade through the east end of Rocky on the descent towards Denver.
An Eagle Pass, TX Bound Coal Load eases down grade through Rocky and with the siding at Clay above. Seen in the background are mid-train swing helpers that will stay on the train.
UP units 6378, 6469, 6304, 5886, 6379, 5901, 6601 lead an empty coal train around the S-curve at Blue Mountain Rd. This was a snowy scene just a few weeks ago, but on this day the sun was shining ... (more)
It's the early morning as several GEs lead coal empties around a curve through Coal Creek Canyon approaching the Blue Mountain Road Crossing.
The sun has just risen over the Colorado Prairie as a westbound empty coal train with some extra power being shuttled west makes its way out of the Greater Denver area through Barbers Gulch just w... (more)
Several GEs lead a coal empty around Big Ten Curve as fog settles over the Denver Metro Area just after sunrise.
A deadhead move of some Union Pacific passenger cars from Roseville to Council Bluffs still rated some clean engines in the form of SD70ACe's 8775 and 8715. They are seen heading Eastbound down th... (more)
After dropping down grade from Tunnel 1, Amtrak #6, the California Zephyr sweeps around curves on the approach to Blue Mountain Road on their way to Denver and eventually Chicago.
Amtrak #6, the California Zephyr is seen making good time after negotiating the Big Ten Curve and is seen rolling through Rocky.