Colorado wildlife is easily seen most anywhere in the Mile High state and today a deer tests its luck at the East End signals of the Cañon City siding. The big Union Pacific ... (more)
While much of the famous Rio Grande Tennessee Pass line still remains in a mothball state, there are a few customers that do require trainload service to ship their product out. One such customer... (more)
Today’s UP RPUDD rock train winds along the Arkansas River as they pass the other large customer on this famous line. That is the Holcim cement plant located in Portland which is more)
Eastbound rock train from Parkdale enters CTC on the east side of Canon City. While Rock N Rail operates the trains over the east end of the Tennessee Pass Sub, UP still dispatches it from Pueblo ... (more)
Eastbound rock train from Parkdale skirts the Arkansas River as it exits the Royal Gorge and heads into Canon City.
After loading 50 rock cars at Parkdale, UP 4151 East passes CP RG170 as it prepares to hug the Arkansas River through the Royal Gorge. Rock 'N Rail crews run the train from Pueblo to Parkdale, loa... (more)
Coming into the yard on track 63, the every other day aggregate train from the Parkdale quarry begins to slow as it comes to a stop. Meanwhile a long line of empty mill gondolas stored on track 5... (more)
Swallows Siding is used as a passing siding today as a meet on the famous Tennessee Pass mainline has just taken place here between the Rock & Rail and a UP rock train. The engines of the Rock & ... (more)
Rock is one of the two remaining types of traffic revenue that still traverses over the famous Tennessee Pass line. Here it passes alongside the Arkansas River as Union Pacific brings another loa... (more)
Bringing their train to a slow stop on track 54, the RPUDD rock train comes into the yard on a sunny morning in Pueblo as a wind blade train waits for a late night departure on the left.
A loaded aggregate train from the Rock and Rail waits on track 56 for its next crew that will deliver this stone to its final destination.
A pair of non-AC powered Union Pacific GE locomotives pull a rock train from the confines of Pueblo and north towards Denver. This rock was acquired from the cement plant in more)