Tending the Fire
Firebox glow lends a hand in casting a mood of real railroading.
Jimmy Booth at the Throttle
Paul and Jimmy handle the operations of the Polar Express.
Hops Time at Coors
Neat hoppers add a neat detail loading of Hops at the Coors elevator in Golden.
Morning in Eldorado
The early morning sun is trying burst into the deep canyons below Wundervu and Miramonte while an empty oil can a regular it seems delights my soul in the flocked m... (more)
Rocky Mountain High
I just love the Great Divide when it’s shrouded in new winter weather on mornings like this. Generally accompanied by high winds and bright low winter sun so inte... (more)
Amtrak 5 passes through Boiling Gulch and is entering tunnel 29.
Boiling Gulch Oil From Eldorado Canyon into tunnel 29 westbound with UP 8951 running with ditch lights off. Train ID: OKKWU
North South Draw
Amtrak 5 the California Zephyr is nearing the east portal facing south of tunnel 17 at track speed from the curves of South Draw west of Eldorado Springs, CO.
Winters return to the hill plays a dance of low heavy clouds and intermittent snow squalls and vibrant November sun under the Great Divide. BNSF MPVODEN is quickly headed ... (more)
Highball for Keenesburg
Leaning into it through the high speed turn west of Roggen, CO alongside the old grade a westbound coal glows in the late afternoon light.
2021 Buckwheat Local Power
Longmont duty usually on Wednesdays always a treat in the low sunset of a November evening at Broomfield, CO.
Snow Shot Season is Open on the Moffat!
P42’s, clean and smart looking lead Amtrak 5 as it rolls upgrade to tunnel 1 in a hurry and in the first hour or so after a Front Range sunrise ... (more)
Morning Rocky Mountaineer Snow
I was notified a few days ago about the consist of the Rocky Mountaineer being used for a charter to Las Vegas Friday November 4, 2022. To our surprise thi... (more)
Thoroughbreds in The Stable.
Provenance, pedigree, original, profound.
Union Pacific 4014, 844, and 3985, stable mates in the shrine in Cheyenne, WYO.
Big Mac on the Moffat
A serendipitous morning with my son at Tunnel 1 this morning with the PVO showing up with something other than a GEVO!