199, 200 and 197 haul the westbound California Zephyr out of Rollinsville towards Moffat Tunnel.
Snow in June? The snow capped Rockies make a backdrop for a loaded Herzog ballast train, as its DPU's push 74 loads (9768 tons) up the steep climb to Moffat Tunnel.
Late spring finds the creeks full from the melting snow as an eastbound BNSF manifest train exercises its trackage rights to Denver.
87. The rising sun glows through two mountain peaks as this train makes a break for Denver. A little while this train will have unknown air issues that will require the help of a MOW employee.
88. The sun finally peaks over the Rockies to catch me taking a photo.
Eastbound #100 makes its way between Tolland and Rollinsville behind 3118, 3021, 3080, 3059 and 3116 in October 1981.
The westbound RGZ applies the horses as it climbs out of Rollinsville towards the Moffat Tunnel in October 1981.
On a rather dismal summer's day in August 1981, 5340 3068 3064 3125, on westbound #83, follows South Boulder Creek between Rollinsville and Tolland on the climb up to the Moffat Tunnel.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr runs between Rollinsville and Tolland on its way up to the Moffat Tunnel in October 1981.
BNSF 4692 takes it's train down the Eastern slope of the Rockies towards Denver on Union Pacific's Moffat Route.
This C44-9W is almost as large as a mountain.
BNSF 4692 blast up and out of the dark Moffat Tunnel's East portal and head on into the morning sun.
A quintet of Geeps bring eastbound #100 carefully downgrade through Rollinsville from the Moffat Tunnel in October 1981. Successfully beating the approaching "puffy" are 3118 3021 3080 3059 3116
"Through the Rockies, Not Around Them"--a westbound Rio Grande manifest follows South Boulder Creek toward Moffat Tunnel.
A westbound Rio Grande freight roars upgrade toward Moffat Tunnel along the South Fork of Boulder Creek, between Rollinsville and Tolland.