Having just emerged from the 'big hole' (tunnel 41) a westbound Union Pacific Z train emerges from the fog and into the sunshine as it approaches the Norden shed on January 15th, 2017. Hidden by t... (more)
Eastbound coal loads roll along the Colorado River in the Yarmony, CO area.
The railroad never takes a day off. Day and night, no matter the weather, trains need to move. There is the legend of the Polar Express, a train that operates through the cold, snowy night, en rou... (more)
Trains run on crappy days too - the saying always goes. Here a Roseville heads through South Merced under a heavy cloud layer, approaching a rural crossing with cross buck protection only.
Union Pacific SD9043AC #8109 heads west along Interstate 80 as it and a trio of GEs powers its train toward Echo and then onward to Ogden.
I remember this day really well as I spent the entire ... (more)
An eastbound coal train off the Craig Branch rolls alongside the Colorado River and under Colorado Route 131 at State Bridge.
An eastbound coal train off the Craig Branch grinds along former Rio Grande trackage along side the Colorado River between Bond and Kremmling.
Passing at track speed.
With shadows growing long, Union Pacific's daily Denver-Salt Lake manifest heads west through Utah's Jordan River Narrows. This train has about 20 miles left to cover before arriving at it's desti... (more)