5/23/2017: Added the
RGZ in 1981 page.
11/02/2016: I have updated the structure of the Locomotives section to put each railroad's power onto its own page. There are a few new photos on these pages. Also new photos on the Fantasy BNSF Era page. Also updated the Track Plan to reflect as-built realities and new construction.
12/22/2014: Added a new photo essay, A Day in 1982
2/01/2013: Reconstruction of the Equipment page. I split up the various types of equipment by category onto separate pages. ALSO: Created a Fantasy, alternate reality scenario whereby the BNSF acquired the Moffat Line during the 1996 mergers.
9/25/2012: Added a pair of photos to the Southern Pacific Era page: one of a BN switching movement at DUT, and one of AC4400's exiting the Moffat Tunnel.
9/11/2012: Added several photos to the Union Pacific Era page, after discovering I had hardly any photos from modern times on the website. These new photos include a westbound UP freight and an eastbound BNSF trackage-rights train.
8/31/2012: Added photos of Derrick 029 and the Ski Train's power car 253 to the Equipment page.
8/23/2012: Reorganized the Photo Tour page into separate pages for each general era. Also added a few photos, and a trackwork tip on the introduction page.
11/08/2011: Ending the drought of new photos, I have added a number of new Ski Train photos to the Photo Tour page .
8/11/2010: Added photo of the Rio Grande Heritage Unit (1989) to the Photo Tour page
5/11/2010: Updated the Operations page: describe a Union Pacific-era operating session.
4/07/2010: Updated the Photo Tour page with a new set of train-chasing photos. This time it's the Ski Train, and the time is December 1994. Yes, Folks, the Espee did in fact own this railroad for a while...
1/11/2010: Added photo of my new F9 project to the Equipment page, plus a new SP GP60 group photo, and updated a few details on that page.
12/23/2009: Updated the track plan to reflect reality, cleaning it up a bit in the process.
12/02/2009: Added photo of a pair of remote helper AC4400's to the Photo Tour page.
9/30/2009: Added more photos to the Timeline Photos page. These are UP-era photos.
8/25/2009: Moved to new domain, ACTIONroad.net. Also added two new images to the Equipment page (patched SP AC4400, and BNSF C44-9W).
4/01/2009: New page-- Timeline Photos. A chronological look at the Moffat line from 1970 through the present, as re-enacted on my layout...
3/17/2009: Added photo of my brand-new SD9043MAC to the Scenery & Structures page. Yup. I'm working on adding a modern UP era to the layout. Don't worry, though-- I'm not getting rid of the Rio Grande stuff! It just gives me the modern option too.
2/23/2009: Updated basically everything. Status reports are now current. More interesting to most people will be the addition of a newly-completed scene, Tunnel 30. Photo on the Scenery & Structures page. I also switched out the photo of SD50 No. 5507-- it now poses at the new T30 scene (see the Equipment page).
1/06/2009: Brand-new set of photos on the Photo Tour page. We chase Amtrak up and over the mountain.
12/31/2008: Happy New Year! Two new photos on the Equipment page of a couple of items I scratch-built. Very, very proud of these two cars. Look for the NEW flashes by the steam generator car and the caboose.
9/30/2008: New photo on the Equipment page of Southern Pacific SD45R No. 7504. Also added "group photos" of the Rio Grande tunnel motors instead of individual portraits. I was running out of space on the server!
8/06/2008: New photos on Equipment page-- two new tunnel motors, a GP40-2, and a GP60. Also some new photos on the Photo Tour page. And, I've updated the Concept somewhat-- see the bold-face type for details.
5/20/2008: New photo on the Scenery & Structures page-- showing part of the recently-completed Big Ten / Clay backdrop.
5/09/2008: Added a couple of locomotive photos to the Photo Tour page-- AC4400's, and a passenger special with F units.
5/07/2008: Added a couple of locomotive photos to the Equipment page.
4/10/2008: Large-scale photo upgrade on the Photo Tour page-- posted a new series where we follow a train up the line.
4/07/2008: Added several photos to the Equipment page, and updated the text.
2/06/2008: Several more photos on the Photo Tour page.
1/21/2008: Happy New Year! Added two photos to the Photo Tour page.
10/30/2007: Added a couple of photos of the Big 10 area, recently-scenicked. One is on the Scenery & Structures page and the other is on the Photo Tour page. Added two Tunnel Motors to the Equipment page.
10/05/2007: Added two photos of my custom City Market trailers to the Equipment page.
9/17/2007: Added details for a 1986 operating session to the Operations page.
6/15/2007: Added a photo to the Construction page.
6/04/2007: Added photos of GP35 No. 3039 and SD45 No. 5320 on the Equipment page.
5/19/2007: Addition of several new photos on the Equipment, Operations, and Photo Tour pages.
5/16/2007: Relocated site to current location (http://www.geocities.com/laplatadivision/LPD.htm) .
12/08/2006: Complete web revamp of the La Plata Division site.