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2/19/2018
 
 
 
 
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UP 1988
Title:  UP 1988
Description:  1988 and 2010 pull the special towards Council Bluffs and the car shops.
Photo Date:  2/11/2011  Upload Date: 12/6/2011 10:52:07 AM
Location:  Omaha, NE
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe) UP 2010(AC45CCTE)
Views:  329   Comments: 1
Rio Grande Steam
Title:  Rio Grande Steam
Description:  The D&S Afternoon train heads east towards Durango.
Photo Date:  9/14/2011  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 11:44:28 PM
Location:  Hermosa, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DRGW 482(2-8-2)
Views:  430   Comments: 3
UP 844
Title:  UP 844
Description:  Charging East on the last leg of its trip.
Photo Date:  11/29/2011  Upload Date: 12/5/2011 11:41:18 PM
Location:  Rock River, WY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
Circus Train Steam History
Title:  Circus Train Steam History
Description:  The UP uses the 4-6-6-4 Challenger No. 3985 to pull the Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus train from Speer, WY to Denver, CO. There were way too many morons out on the road. Makes me wish I had a shotgun.
Photo Date:  9/28/2010  Upload Date: 10/13/2010 12:05:26 PM
Location:  Speer, WY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  360   Comments: 2
Going-Away
Title:  Going-Away
Description:  The UP 1985 pulling the circus train from Speer, WY to Denver, CO. The diesel engine was used mostly for dynamic brakes coming out of Speer.
Photo Date:  9/28/2010  Upload Date: 10/13/2010 12:05:28 PM
Location:  Platteville, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  285   Comments: 0
UP 3985
Title:  UP 3985
Description:  Continuing to makes it's way towards Denver. UP 1985 pulling the Circus Train from Speer to Denver.
Photo Date:  9/28/2010  Upload Date: 10/13/2010 12:05:31 PM
Location:  Brighton, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  279   Comments: 2
A Beast of a Challenger
Title:  A Beast of a Challenger
Description:  The profile. Pulling the Circus train from Speer to Denver.
Photo Date:  9/28/2010  Upload Date: 10/13/2010 12:05:27 PM
Location:  Nunn, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  301   Comments: 1
Grain Empty
Title:  Grain Empty
Description:  Northbound Grain Train
Photo Date:  9/12/2010  Upload Date: 9/12/2010 11:37:45 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4771(C44-9W) BNSF 989(C44-9W)
Views:  316   Comments: 1
Military Train
Title:  Military Train
Description:  A northbound military train stops at the Crews Control Point with a clear signal. The Second motor was shut down with low oil and wouldn't restart and the lead motor shut down because of low water. A homeowner next to the tracks was nice enough and had a long enough hose to stretch over to the train and fill up the cooling water system so the engine would restart and continue it's journey.
Photo Date:  9/12/2010  Upload Date: 9/12/2010 11:29:50 PM
Location:  Fountain, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7676(ES44DC) NS 8751(C40-8)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
Iowa Interstate
Title:  Iowa Interstate
Description:  An IAIS yard job moves around the yard.
Photo Date:  8/20/2010  Upload Date: 9/7/2010 12:22:39 PM
Location:  Council Bluffs, IA
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  IAIS 721(GP38-2) IAIS 601(GP38) IAIS 650(Yard Slug)
Views:  457   Comments: 4
Pacing Shot
Title:  Pacing Shot
Description:  While Driving..... Dont try this at home.
Photo Date:  7/26/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:43:02 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  274   Comments: 0
UP 1983 East
Title:  UP 1983 East
Description:  Deadhead move of the business cars back to Council Bluffs
Photo Date:  7/26/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:41:44 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1983(SD70ACe)
Views:  259   Comments: 0
Westbound Manifest
Title:  Westbound Manifest
Description:  ... This passed while waiting for the 1983.
Photo Date:  7/26/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:42:23 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 8235(SD9043MAC) UP 8127(SD9043MAC)
Views:  278   Comments: 1
Sideways Hotwater Heater
Title:  Sideways Hotwater Heater
Description:  UP 844 on the Frontier Days Special... HDR
Photo Date:  7/22/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:35:39 PM
Location:  Brighton, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4) UP 6936(DDA40X)
Views:  519   Comments: 6
United Way
Title:  United Way
Description:  Stored at Burnham Shops in Denver.
Photo Date:  7/22/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:36:54 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3300(SD40-2)
Views:  715   Comments: 1
Coal Load...
Title:  Coal Load...
Description:  HDR
Photo Date:  6/29/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:38:24 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6073(ES44AC) BNSF 9249(SD70ACe)
Views:  302   Comments: 1
Coal Creek Canyon
Title:  Coal Creek Canyon
Description:  The Trackage Rights Passenger Special heads west out of Denver and into the Rocky Mountains.
Photo Date:  8/18/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 2:23:00 PM
Location:  Arvada, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  BNSF 7438(ES44DC)
Views:  309   Comments: 1
BNSF O Train
Title:  BNSF O Train
Description:  A BNSF Officer Special train went West out of Denver over the UPs Moffat Sub towards CA. Not sure the purpose of the trip, but it was neat to see something different.
Photo Date:  8/18/2010  Upload Date: 8/19/2010 4:13:44 AM
Location:  Tolland, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Passenger
Locomotives:  BNSF 7438(ES44DC)
Views:  319   Comments: 4
Chama at Night
Title:  Chama at Night
Description:  Another angle of the 487 in front of the Chama depot.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 5:57:20 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Night,Station,Steam
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  560   Comments: 7
Smoking it Up
Title:  Smoking it Up
Description:  The cold weather made for some nice steam and smoke from the engine.
Photo Date:  12/5/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 5:42:25 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
Leaving The Yard
Title:  Leaving The Yard
Description:  With "Cumbres and Toltec" blocked by smoke, this could be the Rio Grande in the 50's, except you can see Cinder Bear in the open car! HDR Image
Photo Date:  12/5/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 5:42:28 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
Chama River Bridge
Title:  Chama River Bridge
Description:  The train is actually backing towards Chama, which is evident by the lack of smoke.
Photo Date:  12/5/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 5:42:27 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  305   Comments: 0
Up The Hill
Title:  Up The Hill
Description:  The Christmas Train works up Cumbres Pass to pick up Santa.
Photo Date:  12/5/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 5:42:26 PM
Location:  Dalton, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Winter,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  282   Comments: 0
Picking Up Santa
Title:  Picking Up Santa
Description:  The Cumbres and Toltecs Christmas Train slows to pick up Santa at Dalton Crossing.
Photo Date:  12/5/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 7:55:42 PM
Location:  Dalton, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  348   Comments: 2
Chama Nightlife
Title:  Chama Nightlife
Description:  A night shoot for the Christmas Train. Notice the whistle is being blown.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 11:18:44 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Night,Station,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DRGW 487(2-8-2)
Views:  299   Comments: 0
The Durango and Sliverton
Title:  The Durango and Sliverton
Description:  The train returns from the north show here crossing the river in Durango.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 12:20:09 AM
Location:  Durango, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DSNG 482(2-8-2)
Views:  378   Comments: 1
High Line
Title:  High Line
Description:  The Durango and Sliverton High Line. 5 mph trackage. The tender is lettered "Polar Express"
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 12:20:08 AM
Location:  Rockwood, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DSNG 482(2-8-2)
Views:  351   Comments: 3
Fire and Ice
Title:  Fire and Ice
Description:  t was REALLY cold this morning and the pond is frozen over as the ex DRGW 482 heads north.
Photo Date:  12/4/2009  Upload Date: 12/5/2009 12:20:07 AM
Location:  Hermosa, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Scenic,Steam,Passenger
Locomotives:  DSNG 482(2-8-2)
Views:  334   Comments: 0
BOOF!
Title:  BOOF!
Description:  UP 1988 blasts through a snow drift. VP of Engineering Special from Denver, CO to Dalhart, TX. (SDVDH 15)
Photo Date:  11/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 9:45:17 PM
Location:  Larkspur, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories:  Winter,Passenger
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  373   Comments: 3
On The Santa Fe
Title:  On The Santa Fe
Description:  The Katy comes off the UP (DRGW) and onto the BNSF (Santa Fe).
Photo Date:  11/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:28:49 PM
Location:  Pueblo, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  311   Comments: 0
Nixon Bridge
Title:  Nixon Bridge
Description:  coming off the bridge at Nixon.
Photo Date:  11/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:28:47 PM
Location:  Buttes, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  293   Comments: 1
Talked By
Title:  Talked By
Description:  UP 1988 was stopped here at Crews and talked by the signal onto Main 2.
Photo Date:  11/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:28:43 PM
Location:  Crews, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  489   Comments: 4
Passing Through Town
Title:  Passing Through Town
Description:  Passing the Drake power and local power going by the old Rio Grande Depot.
Photo Date:  11/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:28:47 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  312   Comments: 5
Red Engine, Red Barn
Title:  Red Engine, Red Barn
Description:  The famous red barn, just no buffalo today
Photo Date:  11/15/2009  Upload Date: 11/15/2009 7:28:45 PM
Location:  Greenland, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1988(SD70ACe)
Views:  321   Comments: 1
BNSF Coal Load
Title:  BNSF Coal Load
Description:  Driving home from work, decided to take a quick detour. I pulled into the normally dirt area now filled with about 2 feet of snow (the Rover did good). Too much snow and not enough time to climb the hill.
Photo Date:  10/30/2009  Upload Date: 10/30/2009 8:38:08 PM
Location:  Larkspur, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6130(ES44AC) BNSF 9158(SD70ACe)
Views:  369   Comments: 2
Around the Lake
Title:  Around the Lake
Description:  Having been on the east coast for 2 and a hald months I needed a Palmer Lake fix.
Photo Date:  10/18/2009  Upload Date: 10/18/2009 8:52:26 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7517(ES44DC)
Views:  267   Comments: 3
DRGW 346
Title:  DRGW 346
Description:  Pulling the OB Pile Driver Train.
Photo Date:  10/17/2009  Upload Date: 10/17/2009 9:38:54 PM
Location:  Golden, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 346(2-8-0)
Views:  489   Comments: 0
The Rio Grande
Title:  The Rio Grande
Description:  This monument was in Glenwood Canyon for years until it was moved here to the Colorado Railroad Museum. Glenwood Canyon is what inspired the Dome Car.
Photo Date:  10/17/2009  Upload Date: 10/17/2009 9:38:54 PM
Location:  Golden, CO
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5771(F9A)
Views:  347   Comments: 0
Steam Meet
Title:  Steam Meet
Description:  All the meets and regular changin of ends is done with springs switches. Saves a lot of time since the trainman doesn't have to thros a thousand switches ecery day.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:24:43 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  249   Comments: 2
Around the Bend
Title:  Around the Bend
Description:  I really like this shot with the corn and the backlit train. I think it just looks neat.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:27:01 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  234   Comments: 0
J Tower
Title:  J Tower
Description:  A replica tower was built across the tracks from the depot.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:26:41 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CN 89(2-6-0)
Views:  331   Comments: 1
Watering the Tender
Title:  Watering the Tender
Description:  Spent the day in Strasbug, PA at the Pennslyvania RR museum and the Strasburg Railroad.
Photo Date:  10/10/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:26:40 PM
Location:  Strasburg, PA
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  239   Comments: 0
MBTA Green Line
Title:  MBTA Green Line
Description:  A 'T' Green Line trains prepares to depart from Boston North Station.
Photo Date:  9/19/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:26:39 PM
Location:  Boston, MA
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  254   Comments: 0
135mph
Title:  135mph
Description:  Traveling at track speed (135mph) this Washington bound Acela is moooooving! I'm not sure the actual location, but I believe its somewhere around Metropark. Made a trip to the B&H Photo Superstore!
Photo Date:  9/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:26:36 PM
Location:  Metropark, NJ
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
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Views:  240   Comments: 0
Arriving Subway Train
Title:  Arriving Subway Train
Description:  A subway train bound for uptown arrives ready to recieve passengers.
Photo Date:  9/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:26:33 PM
Location:  New York, NY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
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Views:  215   Comments: 0
Times Square Station
Title:  Times Square Station
Description:  Passengers wait on the platform for the next train.
Photo Date:  9/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:26:00 PM
Location:  New York, NY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
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Views:  232   Comments: 0
New York City's Subway
Title:  New York City's Subway
Description:  An S train approaches 42nd street station.
Photo Date:  9/13/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:25:44 PM
Location:  New York, NY
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
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Views:  222   Comments: 0
Acela Express
Title:  Acela Express
Description:  This Acela Express train was moving at at least 125mph. I took this shot and by the time I backed up away from the track, the train was at the other end of the platform. Talk about FAST!
Photo Date:  8/23/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:24:46 PM
Location:  Aberdeen, MD
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 2034(Acela Power Car)
Views:  340   Comments: 0
AMTK 943
Title:  AMTK 943
Description:  Southbound Regional Train
Photo Date:  8/23/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:24:46 PM
Location:  Aberdeen, MD
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 943(AEM7)
Views:  315   Comments: 3
Amtrak Regional
Title:  Amtrak Regional
Description:  A regional train slows to make a stop and pick up some passengers.
Photo Date:  8/23/2009  Upload Date: 10/16/2009 8:24:44 PM
Location:  Aberdeen, MD
Author:  amtrakswchief 4
Categories: 
Locomotives:  AMTK 661(HHP8)
Views:  357   Comments: 1


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