There has been a noticeable increase in the last couple months of engines going through the UP's North Yard. A sign of the current booming economy.
Westbound on time California Zephyr near Tunnel 1 on the Moffat Route.
BNSF 1789, a former Burlington Northern SD40-2 which has recently been painted from Cascade Green to BNSF Heritage III, crosses the South Platte River in Denver.
A quintet of UP heavies wait in the north end of the North Yard in Denver for a train that they will take into the Rocky Mountains and through the Moffat Tunnel.
UP 4904 pulls a smoking freight through the UP's North Yard in Denver, Colorado.
Looks like the San Luis Rio Grande Railroad's GP40FH-2 is on the move. Spotted on a train dropping off freight cars in the Denver UP North Yard.
San Luis & Rio Grande's 4144 (GP40FH-2) helps the UP pull freight into the North Yard in Denver, Colorado.
The California Zephyr arrives in Denver and will leave shortly for the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
D&RGW Burnham Shops service tracks..........
On this day the morning California Zephyr was delayed 11 hours getting into Denver due to a derailment in the mid-west. That afforded the rare opportunity to get a shot of the westbound train wit... (more)
The California Zephyr arrives in Denver and crosses the South Platte River before backing in to Denver's Union Station
A colorful lashup crosses the South Platte River while leaving the Denver Yard.
BNSF 1684 was built in 1973 for the Burlington Northern and wore Cascade Green for the majority of its life until merged into the BNSF.
BNSF 2358 is another power unit with an interesting history. This unit was built in 1972 for the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railroad and then hired on with the Burlington Northern before being mer... (more)