Union Pacific SD70M No. 4812 leads the Potash Local, symboled "LDG51B" westbound through the tight cut approaching the Corona Arch Trailhead near Moab, Utah, on March 15, 2019.
BNSF C44-9W No. 4668 leads an eastbound Provo manifest down the grade through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado, approaching Blue Mountain Road, on February 23, 2019.
High winds blow snow across the double main and US-30/287 as Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8844 leads a westbound manifest through Bosler, Wyoming, on January 26, 2019.
It is just after sunset as BNSF ES44C4 No. 6764 leads a southbound manifest up the 2-percent grade to the top of Burkes Hill near Louisville, Colorado, on November 18, 2018.
A brief dust storm moves through as a northbound loaded UP coal train from Energy Mine departs Platteville, Colorado, after meeting the ZLADV and ZSCDVX, on October 3, 2018.
A work window in Longmont had created a nice backup of trains along BNSF's Front Range Subdivision. As dusk approaches, the third of four northbounds gets underway after getting a new track warran... (more)
On April 9, 2016, an eastbound Union Pacific loaded oil train pops out of Tunnel 1 into a small pocket of sunshine (literally) on a gorgeous spring afternoon in Coal Creek Canyon.
On a gorgeous spring evening, two BNSF C44-9W's lead a northbound stack train across the vast open spaces near Norfolk, Colorado on April 9, 2018.
Five BNSF GEs take charge on the westbound Denver, Colorado to Provo, Utah trackage rights manifest as it climbs the 2-percent grade in Coal Creek Canyon at Blue Mountain Road on March 14, 2017. T... (more)
The Blue Hour has arrived as it begins to snow once again and the temperature continues to drop. Seen here, BNSF ET44C4 No. 3997 leads the daily hot Alliance, Texas to Portland, Oregon Q-Train out... (more)
A westbound empty coal train led by Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 snakes along the Colorado River near Yarmony, Colorado along UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on October 1, 2016.
After meeting the hot Salt Lake City - Denver Z-Train at Greeley, Union Pacific "CNW Heritage" SD70ACe No. 1995 heads north with 100 loaded coal hoppers from West Elk Mine, Colorado thro... (more)
Scale is everything...
Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5468 races along CO-HWY 131 at 50 MPH with Xcel Energy coal empties from the Public Service Company as it scoots west by the towering Fing... (more)
Railfanning is all about luck, and today... luck was definitely on my side. After getting pelted by heavy rain and hail for a few minutes, the sound of the RBBB Circus Train could be heard and the... (more)
An eastbound manifest led by Union Pacific SD70AH No. 8942 eases down the grade on Main 1 between Buford and Sherman Summit, Wyoming on November 28, 2015.