Descending thru the Colorado High Country during the peak of fall color, an eastbound coal train runs beside South Boulder Creek.
This ballast train had been working on the seldom used Tennessee Pass sub the day before. It moved east as soon as Amtrak train #5 rolled by.
Fall colors are already near their peak on the last official day of summer. This eastbound coal load crosses over South Boulder Creek on its way toward Denver.
Even though the westbound California Zephyr is running about two hours late, at least passengers can enjoy some Aspen Gold in Colorado's High Country. The train is between Rollins and Tolland on t... (more)
It's work complete in Colorado, the Operation Lifesaver Special is headed east through the siding at Rollins. The Continental Divide has a small splattering of snow left on it from winter.
UP 5953 waits at Rollins after a thunderstorm in the high country.
The MNYPH (headed for Phippsburg, CO on the Craig Branch) approaches the east portal of Tunnel 30. The train consists primarily of covered hoppers, with a few other cars thrown into the mix.
Union Pacific moved the sixth EnCana unit natural gas pipe train (S ESEM 11 to Empire Siding, CO) across Colorado. Train departed UP’s Utah Junction Bypass north of Denver early Sunday, but stalle... (more)
UP's coal empty moved three ex-NdeM E60C's, EA012, EA028 and EA017 on the Denver to Phippsburg, CO, leg. The E60C's moved to Craig where they'll be load on a highway truck for final leg into Dese... (more)
DRGW 3120 led Amtrak's wb California Zephyr account two PV's, CLOVER COLONY and LEHIGH VALLEY 353. Reknown Colorado RR photographer, Dick Kindig, was aboard LV 353.
California Zephyr, train 5, passengers enjoy the changing aspens as the train entered Union Pacific's 6.2 mile long Moffat Tunnel.
Pentax MX; Kodachrome