You can feel winters chill, from just looking at this picture of the Zephyr. It's the early morning at Colton, Utah 1978 in the Price River Canyon (Tom Ellis photo)
Live to Fight Another Day
The battle for the mountain was fought hard on this day, stopped by ice, tomorrow may bring victory. OY is slowly returning home after a day of ... (more)
This is one of my father's earliest pictures in Denver. PA-1 6003 leads a PB-1 on a passenger train at Denver Union Station circa 1960. R. T. Steinbrenner Photo
On the Turntable
Moving off the turntable, DRGW 346 steams up the entire pit and area with its own weather system. Heavy snow swirls in the headlight chilling the photogr... (more)
346 in Snow
The heavy snow has just begun to fall as the Colorado Railroad Museum finishes the day’s operations with the venerable Denver & Rio Grande Western 346. A feas... (more)
Steam, Snow, and Steel
The heavy snow has just begun to fall as the Colorado Railroad Museum finishes the day’s operations with the venerable Denver & Rio Grande Western ... (more)
Conejoes County Glint in Steam
Easily be 1945 again as number 453 moves a manifest up the San Juan Extension nearing the dual gauge at Antinito on a very border sunset of ... (more)
Service stop and watering of the D&RGW Zephyr at Grand Junction, here the passenger cars Silver Pine and Silver Colt.
Helper from Helper
In a view from the Dutch door of Rio Grande Zephyr dome-observation Silver Sky, a westbound Rio Grande pig train ascends the storied Soldier Summit... (more)
I Love the Smell of Metal Grinding in the Morning
Viewed from the Dutch door, the rear end brakeman on a Rio Grande rail grinding train watches dome-observation Silver Sky p... (more)
After exiting one of Rio Grande’s tunnels near Lynn, Utah, a train of empty hoppers continues east toward Helper.
An eastbound Rio Grande manifest twists and turns, following the Price River near Kyune, Utah.
A Grande Gold caboose brings up the markers on an old-school Rio Grande camp train moving west through Palmer Lake, Colorado.
An old-school Rio Grande camp train moves west through Palmer Lake, Colorado. The sandstone formation on the upper left is known as Elephant Rock.