Photo By: Kevin Morgan

Nothing like sunflowers and sunrises (and trains, of course). Just before 8am on this September morning, an eastbound coal load has clear signals at Chemical. Within the next five to ten years, this location could change quite dramatically as there is talk of completing the "470" highway loop around Denver. The plans call for the highway to cross the tracks right around this location.
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Posted By Webmaster On Tuesday, September 11, 2007 At 2:31:31 AM (PT)

TME, I agree regarding the old side-by-side intermediate signals here at Chemical. I grew up with those things! One of the reasons I decided not to include the new intermediate in this shot.

Posted By Tyler On Monday, September 10, 2007 At 8:32:19 PM (PT)

Well it is a little unique with 3 units up front. Nice flower action but I miss the old side by side signals there at Chemical.  

Posted By Douglas De Berg On Sunday, September 9, 2007 At 3:59:02 PM (PT)

This is a great shot. Good composition and exposure. The C&NW unit doesn't hurt either.

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Friday, September 7, 2007
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Location Information
City or County and State
Arvada, CO

Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
MP 14.5

Train Information
Union Pacific
Unit Number
UP 5830

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