It seemed fitting that one of the last trains I would see operating over Tennessee Pass was led by a Rio Grande Tunnel Motor. If I recall the events of that day correctly, AHNOA (Autos - Herringt... (more)
A Geneva, UT bound taconite train rolls down the west slope of Tennessee Pass, passing the small town of Red Cliff with a typical pair of former SP AC's in the lead.
Flexible With a pair of UP 6 axle units pulling slowly, another Continues Welded Rail (CWR) train full of 136lb Rocky Mountain Steel departs the city of Pueblo and shows off the spaghetti ... (more)
After 2 hours of waiting for UP yard switching to commence, the morning Rock & Rail train finally makes its way towards the ex-Rio Grande yard and will soon drop off loads of cement and pick up wh... (more)
A pair of non-AC powered Union Pacific GE locomotives pull a rock train from the confines of Pueblo and north towards Denver. This rock was acquired from the cement plant in more)
The daily Rock & Rail train patiently waits outside of the Union Pacific Pueb... (more)
Full moon lit up another trainless night at the foot of Tennessee Pass.
After another safe trip through the Royal Gorge, this winter train poses for photographs in front of the Santa Fe Depot which can be seen in the background on a cold and bright December day.
After another adventure through the Gorge, passengers begin to depart while others take the opportunity to get photos of this fancy looking F-Unit.
With an empty hopper train out of the way, the Royal Gorge train makes its way back to the Climate Capital of Colorado, but first will pass underneath the world's tallest suspension bridge.
The very colorful Rock and Rail locomotives make a daytime appearance and help push an empty hopper train towards Parkdale on clear December day in Colorful Colorado.
With traffic at a stop, the Rock and Rail pushes through downtown Canon City with 120 empty hoppers in hand and the Rocky Mountains looming in the background.
After a short stop to allow passengers to get their shot of the world's highest suspension bridge, the Royal Gorge train heads back to Canon City for another round of visitors.
After waiting for a northbound empty coal hopper to pass, the Royal Gorge train makes its way back to Canon City in the always beautiful Colorado landscape.
UP 6261 leaves the Canon City siding with 120 empty hoppers to be taken towards Parkdale.