An early morning coal load has just exited the US Air Force Academy as they head south towards Texas. In addition to this photographer and some hikers on the adjacent Santa Fe Trail a couple of Bu... (more)
Remember when diesel locomotive frame was fixed with a metal builder's plate as a symbol of pride of construction? Rio Grande SD50 No. 5514's plate looked great nearly four years after its release... (more)
On a recent trip home to Colorado I was able to re-visit a few of my favorite places on the Jointline as seen here at a location known as the Sag a few miles north of Palmer Lake. A southbound coa... (more)
A funny thing happened on the way to shoot a train on the former Mopac east of Pueblo, CO. I was just a few minutes behind this train that piled up 32 loaded hoppers bound for the power plant at S... (more)
A UP coal train exits Moffat tunnel at East Portal, CO on a nice summer day. I am standing on the former D&SL Rollins Pass road bed for this view.
A UP coal load having exited the Moffat Tunnel winds its way down the hill between East Portal and Tolland on the former Rio Grande Denver-Salt Lake mainline.
A BNSF coal load crests the summit of the Palmer Divide. From this perspective you can see the many curves used to crest the summit from the south. the dirt trail on the opposite side of the lake ... (more)
Deseret Railway's E60C #DPR-2 rolls downgrade through the colorful eastern Utah badlands approaching the Bonanza Power Plant. The second and third units are also E60C's but their origin is Nationa... (more)
Coyote Basin in far eastern Utah is a large and completely unpopulated area with no paved roads. Only the Deseret Ry. runs out here. This is a 44 car loaded coal train about 10 miles from the Bona... (more)
Shot through the old cattle loading pen along main two at Greenland, CO is the rear DPU of a BNSF coal train slugging it up the grade to Palmer Lake.
A trio of EMDs 70 run haul a load through Northtown with a pair of Grinstein MACs leading a warbonnet.
Back when the C&NW Dash 9's were brand new, 8644 leads a loaded train at Nacco Jct late in the afternoon.
With SP 210 and SP 185 - Nikon Coolpix 880