BNSF 6847 (ES44C4) leads a power-heavy consist past the cooling ponds of the former Valmont Power Plant in Boulder, Colorado.
Coors Critter #997 (SW1000) has just dropped off a cut of new refrigeration cars and heads back to the grain silo for some hoppers.
The California Zephyr was held at Rollinsville due to Moffat traffic and the conductor is climbing down for a quick inspection of the train.
The California Zephyr 5 train pulls three private cars, making is one of the longest Zephyr trains since the Covid pandemic.
The California Zephyr climbs the grade towards Tunnel #1 out of Coal Creek Canyon. The scar on the landscape in the background is from developers paving paradise to put in yet more homes..
The California Zephyr has exited Coal Creek Canyon and climbs towards Tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado, pulling three private cars on the back of the train. The air is thick with white smoke from... (more)
With heavy smoke from the Canadian wildfires wafting through the Colorado Front Range, the California Zephyr gets ready to cross Blue Mountain Road as it enters Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
The California Zephyr heads into the cut leading to Rocky, Colorado and will run under Highway 93 as it approaches Little Ten and Big Ten Curves.
The California Zephyr runs through Rocky, Colorado as it heads towards Big Ten Curve while heading into the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
The California Zephyr is surrounded by RTD commuter rail catenaries as it backs into Denver's Union Station.
BNSF 7869 (ES44DC) rounds the corner at Crescent, Colorado as it leads a freight eastbound on the Moffat Tunnel Sub towards Denver.
An eastbound coal train led by UP 5440 (ES44AC) heads into the Rainbow Cut at Plainview, Colorado.
UP 9013 (SD70ACe) leads a freight into the sunrise as it passes a power plan in northeast Denver, Colorado.
UP 8243 (ES44AC) leads a power heavy freight up the grade at Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado towards Tunnel 1.
The Chicago Northwestern UP 1995 heritage engine (SD70ACe) is waiting at a signal tower in Denver, Colorado for a crew that will take the empty coal train up the Moffat Tunnel Sub.