An eastbound coal train, behind 5356 5381 5347 5351 and 5375, begins slowing for a stop at Tabernash to attach helper units 3125 and 3123 for the run up to Winter Park and the Moffat Tunnel in Jan... (more)
On a cold February day in 1982, eastbound piggyback #100 hi-balls through one of the "Y" switches at Tabernash behind 5411 3055 3110 3109. This one was definitely not stopping here to attach helpe... (more)
An eastbound freight bursts out onto the plains at Tabernash in January 1982 behind 3118 3084 3083, all in large Rio Grande lettering.
3122 3121 and steam generator 251 on the Ski Train depart Tabernash empty cars for the run to Winter Park to return skiers to Denver.
A midtrain helper set shoves an eastbound unit coal train toward the summit of the continental divide at Moffat Tunnel. The roadbed is following the Fraser River drainage as it climbs to the tunn... (more)
An eastbound unit coal train is exiting the Fraser River canyon as it climbs to the continental divide at Moffat Tunnel. There are 3 units adding their muscle mid-train, and they will be used all... (more)
Under a great blue sky, the ski train heads back towards Winter Park after meeting a coal train at Tabernash
In the first rays of sunlight, coal empties head west back to the mines on a frigid morning.
A Coal Empty waits on the ski train on the wye at Tabernash
After waiting for the afternoon Rio Grande Zephyr to clear, helper set DRGW 5318/5315 rumble to life, pushing this train through Fraser toward the Moffat Tunnel.
The Rio Grande Zephyr races around the big curve at Tabernash, approaching Fraser, heading toward Denver in the late afternoon.
An eastbound loaded coal train has just eased to a stop at the east end of Tabernash siding as the Denver to Grand Jct, CO manifest freight MNYGJ makes its way west.
The Bowie Resources (UP train symbol BR), Limited, coal load originated in Paonia, Delta County, Colorado loaded at Converse loadout. The Bowie #2 Mine began commercial production in November 1997... (more)
GE conducting high altitude test with GE owned but painted/lettered UP 5699 and test unit 9-44C GECX 899.