Colorado passenger rail district attains Federal corridor status

The Federal Railroad Administration announced this month that Colorado is included in the nation’s Corridor Identification and Development Program. The FRA is giving our state’s Front Range Passenger Rail District $500,000 in seed money to help plan the proposed system of passenger trains from Ft. Collins to Pueblo. The money comes from the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure … Read more

Eric Ross Memorial

Photos by Gnurps July 22, 2023 I felt honored to photograph these fine Crested Beauties who came together to honor the brilliant and fun Eric Ross. Most photos have captions with the names of the people. I’m missing some names. Those captions have an ____ underscore. Please help with names by typing a comment. Thanks.

Pat Dawson Life Celebration

Cover of the program of the Pat Dawson memorial event, with photo of Pat.

I was honored to photograph the great Crested Butte people who came together to celebrate the life of Pat Dawson on June 22, 2023. Here are 103 photos from the event. Comments welcome via the comment form below. These were all photographed with uncontrolled, available light, so please forgive any deficiencies. I used high ISO … Read more

A birthday walk in the rain

I try to do an exciting outdoor adventure on my birthday. A favorite when I lived in Crested Butte was “Deer Creek Backwards”, a mountain biking journey through a spectacular landscape on terrain along the east side of the East River, across from the Mt. Crested Butte ski area. I also try not to get … Read more