Union Pacific #1943 leads a 17 car Passenger special Westbound through Cameo, CO.
The train would terminate at Grand Jct. for the night before heading East the next day.
An extra Potash local makes an unusual late afternoon appearance as it exits Bootlegger Canyon heading to the Potash Mine which is located at the end of the Cane Creek Branch. Corona Arch is seen ... (more)
Norfolk Southern #7588 brings up the rear on this Union Pacific Eastbound loaded coal train as it approaches De Beque with the Roan Cliffs in the background.
BNSF #6588 heads Westbound at the W. switch at Akin with the BNSF Denver to Provo trackage rights train.
For the second time, CREX #1328 found its way onto the point of a Union Pacific loaded coal train out in Colorado! Seen here at Milepost 4 on the N. Fork Branch approaching Grand Jct.
The once-a-week Montrose Local heads South with a pair of ex-Rio Grande GP40-2's (UP #1358 and #1359) on the N. Fork Branch. At Delta the local will travel down the Montrose Industrial Lead.
CREX #1328 leads this Union Pacific loaded coal train Westbound on the North Fork Branch at Milepost #42. It is following along the Gunnison River.
UP 3016 leads a trio of EMD engines on the Eastbound Salt Lake City to Denver manifest train. The engines are covered in "tunnel grime" from the Thistle Tunnel back in Utah.
Departing out of Grand Junction, the Missouri Pacific Heritage engine is just starting the journey down the North Fork Branch with an empty coal train heading for the W. Elk Mine.
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Heading Westbound just West of the siding at Range on the Dotsero Cutoff, the MOP Heritage engine heads through the haze from wildfire smoke.
The Missouri Pacific Heritage engine leads a BNSF and UP on this Westbound empty coal train as it approaches Akin Siding. The Roan Cliffs are barely visible in the background due to smoke in the a... (more)
Freshly repainted UP #7310 emerges out of the shadows into one of the only pockets of sunlight deep in Glenwood Canyon.
The Missouri Pacific Heritage engine is the rear DP on this empty coal train as it travels Eastbound on the N. Fork Branch, heading to get loaded at the W. Elk Mine.
An unusual BNSF Eastbound empty Oil train is using Union Pacific trackage rights and is seen following along the Colorado River at the East switch at Tunnel siding in De Beque Canyon.
Santa Fe #5346, SD45-2 B-unit #5513, C30-7 #8096 and GATX (ex-Soo Line) SD40-2 #9349 head Eastbound and are just about to enter Abo Canyon.