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A Few from the Moffat (9 pics) - Added 5/13/2024
Sunday Moffat Morning (12 pics) - Added 5/12/2024
Oil Train + Rocky Mountaineer (UP Power) (9 pics) - Added 5/1/2024
Four Passenger Trains (UP OCS) (19 pics) - Added 4/24/2024
Eastbound Evening Zephyr (8 pics) - Added 4/21/2024
April Winter Wonderland (17 pics) - Added 4/19/2024
Wintery Spring Morning (3 pics) - Added 4/18/2024
Day of Action: Denver to Cheyenne and Back (39 pics) - Added 4/14/2024
Two Phase 7s Lead the Zephyr (2 pics) - Added 4/13/2024
Pointless Arrow Leading the Zephyr (6 pics) - Added 4/12/2024
Patched Espee AC4400CW (3 pics) - Added 4/11/2024

 

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Week Of Sunday, June 9, 2024


All of the cars on the westbound Zephyr are veterans of passengers service. But the last two, even more so! The Silver Solarium (the domed car) celebrates its 70th Birthday here in 2018! As much as I love the CB&Q dome, I sure wish Rio Grande's version...the Silver Sky...could be restored. It is currently for sale (as of this picture) if someone has $25,000 burning a hole in their pocket! Photo taken on Monday, February 5, 2018.

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About the Webmaster
Hello! My name is Kevin Morgan and I have been a Railfan as long as I can remember. Without question, my dad is to blame for this more than anyone. He never worked for a railroad, but he did get very much into photography (of trains, specifically) in the late 1970's. I was first in North Yard in Denver when I was a mere two weeks old!

Today, I am in my thirty-somethings and I have two daughters of my own. As they are getting older, their interest in trains is waning a bit in favor of more girlish things. I suppose this is inevitable, but the three of us will still go out together for some picture taking of our own. Every other week, they visit their grandparents for a night and that is frequently the time when I will try to get trackside for some shots.

In my professional life, I am a computer programmer. That worked out quite well as it allowed me to design and build my entire website. People who have asked me what program I used to create it, I respond with "a good text editor and a lot of time".

I did some film photography in the late 1990's, but a lack of money contributed to the relatively few pictures I did take. I got my first digital camera for Christmas in 2001. It was a Minota DImage and was more of a fancy point-and-shoot. My first digital SLR was a Canon D60 which I got in October 2002. Since then, I have been shooting all Canon. I've gone through a Canon Rebel XT, Canon 20D and Canon 40D since I got that D60 in 2002. My current equipment includes the Canon 40D, a Canon IS 28-135mm lens and a Canon L-Series IS 300mm fixed lens. The Rebel XT bit the dust not long ago and I have yet to replace it, so currently I only have a single camera body. My post-processing is done in Adobe Lightroom and/or Adobe Photoshop Elements. On most of my more-recent pictures, the camera EXIF information is available at the bottom of each page.

So perhaps we'll run in to each other trackside sometime! If you see me (and the girls!) out in our Jeep, stop and say hello.

Questions or comments, feel free to send me a message and I'll get back to you as soon as I can!

One Year Ago...
This Photo was taken exactly one year ago on
Thursday, June 15, 2023.
Amazing how fast time goes by. You can click the date above to view all the photos from that day.



Thursday, June 15, 2023

Ten Years Ago...
This Photo was taken about ten years ago on
Saturday, June 7, 2014.
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Irondale
Saturday, June 7, 2014

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