Denver & Rio Grande Western [Southern Pacific]
Colorado (Yarmony Tunnel)
June 11, 1996

Once the Dotsero Cutoff diverges from the former Moffat Road mainline at Bond, Colorado it almost immediately crosses the Colorado River twice and dives into Yarmony Tunnel. This view is almost directly above the tunnel's east portal from Colorado State Highway 131, looking towards Bond; the river here makes a hairpin which the tunnel avoids. Incidentally, Yarmony Tunnel and the control point called Yarmony should not be confused, as they're on opposite sides of Bond.

This page posted 5/1/2019. Text and photo ©2019 Lamont Downs.