The area around the Denver stockyards served by the Denver Rock Island Railroad gets active during the day. The crews are mindful of the rolling stock and attentive to the business activities in t... (more)
This 76 year-old survivor was spotted moving through the UP's North Yard on the back of a grain train. Built in April of 1941, DRGW 69035 was last serviced in 1969 and was utilized as a tool car ... (more)
Sometimes while railfanning you come across some gems. These vintage tank cars were found on a siding in Mead, Colorado.
UP 703 (former MoPac GP38-2) teams up with GATX 2117 and works the 36th Street Yard in Denver, which is next to the big Purina dog chow factory.
Another interesting collection in the North Yard, including UP 1211 (a former Missouri-Kansas-Texas GP39-2), UP 1817 (a former SD40-2 rebuilt as a SD40N), UPY 1443 (a former Southern Pacific MP15... (more)
The crew of UP 801 makes a run past UPY 1295, a former Southern Pacific MP15DC.
In the UP North Yard, I spy with my eye, a bloody nose Southern Pacific, a former SP MP15AC, a blue Smurf GATX, a former Missouri Pacific GP38-2 and a rebuilt SD40N.
A two-fer bonus - a MAC and a Warbonnet in the BNSF engine servicing yard.
UP 1479 leads three other UP engines and a mixed freight out of the BNSF's Denver Yard.
The sun has just about set on UP 801 as it shuffles the last set of cars in the 36th Street Yard.
A variety of engines occupy the UP's North Yard in Denver, including UP 703, a former Missouri Pacific GP38-2.
RTD Commuter train 4026 heads to Denver International Airport.
Commuter train RTD 4066 gets the green light to enter Denver's Union Station to drop off passengers it collected from Denver International Airport.
Coming and going. A commuter train leaves Denver's Union Station for Westminster as another arrives from Denver International Airport. Steely eyed foamers will also notice the California Zephyr ... (more)
There is always a nice variety of engines in the North Yard, including UP 6733, a former Chicago & Northwestern unit.