UP's Operation Life Saver train idles the night away in the yard at Phippsburg, CO
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A UP Rotary plow clears up the railroad east of Sharon Springs, KS
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A UP double stack train negotiates the tight confines of San Timeteo Canyon enroute to an eastern destination.
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A UP freight rolls through the former town site of Thistle Utah. In 1983 a gigantic mud slide buried the town and railroad at this location.
UP snow plow action east of Sharon Springs, KS
UP's Colorado Springs local is switching the former Rock Island with an ex-Rio Grande GP40-2.
UP's Montrose Local hustles through south enroute to its namesake city.
A coal train rolls out of the 6.2 mile long Moffat Tunnel.
Sunset at the Salton Sea.
East meets west as two trains meet along the former Rio Grande mainline high in the Colorado Rockies.
Trains in the Rocky Mountains a hard combination to beat.
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Another eastbound rolls through the desert town of Indio, CA. If one looks closely you can see the headlight of a following train.
A train shatters the quiet town of Paonia, CO
The last rays of sunlight cast a long shadow on a loaded UP coal train near Rogers Mesa, CO
Through the double S-curve at Crater, CO
Escalante Canyon along the mighty Gunnison River in western Colorado.
An empty coal train is headed for the mines seen here passing a farm in Roubideau, Colorado.
A loaded UP coal train exits the tunnel beneath Billie's Mountain near the former town of Thuistle, UT.
Apparently where the buffalo roam, at least in Colorado!
A UP train from Phippsburg, CO is about ready to exit the former Rio Grande Craig Branch near Bond, CO
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Sometimes the desert area of Colorado is green. A westbound train is seen around Rulison, CO