Photo By: Kevin Morgan

While the skies were crystal clear, the morning of one-eleven-eleven (1/11/11) was a very cold one! The day started off right around 0F. In the siding at Leyden, the MNYRO is preparing to stop to check out an engine problem and let the westbound Zephyr around on the main.
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Posted By Webmaster On Thursday, January 13, 2011 At 12:35:33 AM (PT)

Thanks Steve! It was fun standing on top of the jeep in near-zero temperatures getting the shot. :)

Posted By Steve Walden On Wednesday, January 12, 2011 At 6:48:24 PM (PT)

Something strikes me about this photo. I think it's the lighting contrast and how the sides of the locomotive, the trucks, the radiator, and the fuel tank all have clean geometric lines. Considering the snow, this has a great balance!

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
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Location Information
City or County and State
Arvada, CO

Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Leyden (7,020ft)

Train Information
Union Pacific
Unit Number
UP 6783


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