DRGW 5515 and 3 other SD50's have just begun loading at the Pittsburgh & Midway mine near Oak Creek, Colorado. This mine is now inactive and everything in this photo, except the rails, has been re... (more)
I sure wish I could recreate this shot with a modern Digital Camera. The eastbound freight led by DRGW 5386 is pulling onto the mainline from Grassy Siding in eastern Utah. It has just met the wes... (more)
The Rio Grande Ski Train rounds the horseshoe curve that crosses the entry to Coal Creek Canyon as it climbs to the Moffat Tunnel and Winter Park. It’s a shame that the UP continues to remo... (more)
The final Rio Grande Zephyr has arrived at Grand Junction, Colorado, but there is no hurry to service the locomotives. Due to a huge mudslide that has severed the Rio Grande main line at Th... (more)
Getting close to the division point at Grand Junction,, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr enters the “suburbs” at Palisade, Colorado.
Power for the UP local based out of Colorado Springs was still appropriately assigned back in 2005. The stripes are nearly worn off the nose of 3097, but from the side it doesn't look all that ba... (more)
Reflected in the Colorado River, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr passes through scenic Debeque Canyon, Colorado.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr is making track speed as it approaches Newcastle, Colorado.
Old Acquaintances Meet Again
A couple of out-of-town visitors are present in the Cumbres & Toltec yard in Chama, New Mexico. D&RGW C-18 2-8-0 315 is here for a five year part-time ... (more)
Eastbound DRGW train near Desert UT
Their train still sloping down Cumbres Pass, Rio Grande 483 and 463 arrive at the Cumbres station to a crowd of railfans.
This westbound is about 30 miles out of East St. Louis on Union Pacific's Sedalia Sub..
Greater downtown Lumberton
Service stop at La Jara
Heading West thru the Chama yard to turn on the wye.