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  1. Machine Shop

    Machine Shop

    Machine shop at the historic Milwaukee rail yard in Sioux City, Iowa
  2. Freshly Painted

    Freshly Painted

    in historic Milwaukee rail yard in Sioux City, IA
  3. Ready for Work!

    Ready for Work!

    Switch engine at historic Milwaukee rail yard on the turntable
  4. Westfield, Iowa

    Westfield, Iowa

    Dakota & Iowa Railroad--#4 is an ex-UP or BN.
  5. Caboose


    Based at the Sioux City historic rail yard.
  6. Workhorse


    Diesel Locomotive--45 ton General Electic switch engine at the Rail yard in Sioux City, Iowa
  7. Roundhouse


    The historic Milwaukee Railroad yard in Riverside area of Sioux City, Iowa. There were 30 locomotive bays, but now only 4 usable bays. Built in 1918
  8. Northwest Iowa Train

    Northwest Iowa Train

    5 engine--#21 is EX-BN 1807.
  9. D & I #4

    D & I #4

    A small railroad that runs between South Dakota and Sioux City, Iowa
  10. Moffatt Tunnel

    Moffatt Tunnel

    It takes a train about 10-12 minutes to pass through this tunnel. You are at Winter Park Ski area once through it.
  11. 146


    Amtrak returning to Fraser to take us back to Omaha.
  12. Fraser


    Off loading passengers in Fraser. No "station"--just a ramp which a small area was covered and this is winter time.
  13. One very blue house

    One very blue house

    Amtrak entering the Fraser Valley area--Winter Park area
  14. Let's Go Skiing!

    Let's Go Skiing!

    Amtrak leaving the Denver area heading to Winter Park
  15. Observation Car

    Observation Car

    Amtrak's California Zephyr. Great view of the Rockies from this observation car.
  16. Union Station

    Union Station

    Side view of the historic train station in Denver. I remember taking the train as a youngster from Denver to Nebraska and leaving from here.
  17. Ski Train

    Ski Train

    The ski train waiting in Denver. It runs Friday-Sunday during ski season to Winter Park Ski Area
  18. All Aboard

    All Aboard

    Amtrak in Denver--Union Station
  19. Colorado Sunrise

    Colorado Sunrise

    Coming toward Denver via Amtrak from Omaha at sunrise
  20. Heading Home

    Heading Home

    Train on its way back to Durango. I did not ride it but had a chance to photograph it while on a high altitude camping trip is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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