Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

High winds (for the third straight day) have created some snow drifts along the tracks. The tracks just west of the grade crossing at Blue Mountain are at the base of a hill. Snow blows right off the hill and onto the tracks. No problem though. UP 1989 relocates one of the drifts on the point of the Ski Train.
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User Comments (6)

Posted By Vic Louie On Wednesday, April 7, 2010 At 2:56:52 PM (PT)

Awesome Shot Kevin, Good catch.


Posted By Renee On Friday, May 15, 2009 At 1:08:04 PM (PT)

AWESOME shot Kevin!


Posted By Ross Fotheringham On Sunday, August 19, 2007 At 2:27:56 AM (PT)

Great action shot. I like how you can't see the "UP" lettering on the number board of the lead engine. It's almost as if the Rio Grande still lives!!


Posted By David On Wednesday, February 14, 2007 At 9:12:20 PM (PT)

What a beautiful picture. Reminds me of watch the DRGW on the Yampa line back in the late 80's. Thank you for getting these great pictures.


Posted By Frank Bergmans (Netherlands) On Thursday, February 8, 2007 At 2:23:01 PM (PT)

Totally agree, that looks great! You have actually frosen the spreaded snow!


Posted By George from Houston On Sunday, February 4, 2007 At 1:39:08 PM (PT)

Fantastic photos, brrrrrrrrrrrrr.

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Location Information
City or County and State
Arvada, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Blue Mountain




Train Information
Railroad
Ski Train, Rio Grande
Model
SD70ACe
Unit Number
UP 1989

Future Number(s)
UP 8521


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