The blue of CSX's Dark Future scheme looks mighty fine amidst the Rocky Mountains. this coal train, which originated east of the Mississippi on CSX, has managed to keep all three of is CSX leaders... (more)
An eastbound coal load makes its way through the S-Curves at Coal Creek and Blue Mountain on a soggy September morning. The train, sneaking beneath low-hanging clouds, loaded at the Energy Mine on... (more)
With the Continental Divide looming above, a loaded Rio Grande coal train arcs through the long curve at Crescent, Colorado, in July 1984.
An Eastbound BNSF Passenger Special exits out of Tunnel #3 on Union Pacific's Moffat Tunnel line. The East Portal of Tunnel #2 is seen that is just West of the siding at Plainview.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr passes through 294-foot Tunnel 39 along the Colorado River in Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on the afternoon of August 3, 2014.
As a Union Pacific coal train rolls eastbound through Rocky, Colorado, in the foreground, a following eastbound BNSF freight departs Plain and is about to enter Tunnel 1 in the background on Augus... (more)
A westbound manifest climbs the 2% grade exiting Tunnel 29. Beyond the tunnel the train is wrapped around the tightest curve on the Moffat Road; 12 Degrees......
A westbound manifest climbs the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon. The train is about to cross Blue Mountain Road on the approach to Tunnel One. The large aggregate plant on the far upper right is on ... (more)
Both leader and DPU are visible as the QPVDVJ-14 descends the Moffat Route.
Climbing upgrade through the Tunnel District east of Crescent, Colorado, a westbound Union Pacific train blasts out of Tunnel 12 with a cloud of smoke on the afternoon of June 16, 2017. Leading th... (more)
The sun briefly pokes out of the clouds as UP 8705 leads the Herzog Ballast train up and out of Coal Creek Canyon while laying new ballast for the tracks.
After waiting for a few trains at Rocky Siding, UP 8705 leads a westbound Herzog Ballast train up Coal Creek Canyon.
Amtrak 6 descends from Tunnel 1 in the evening sunlight running about 30 minutes late.
After being pounded by a thunderstorm, the sun returns along the Rocky Mountains as the CWEMS9-12 snakes around Coal Creek Canyon by Blue Mountain Rd.
UP AC4400CW #5989 begins its descent down the mountains leading the CWEMS9-12 out of Tolland Siding and along South Boulder Creek.