The BNSF engine servicing yard is full of colorful power, including a couple visitors from UP and CSX.
Three US flagged UP heavies bring a string of coal cars into the 36th Street Yard.
Two BNSF and one UP power help move a line of freight cars past the Riverside Cemetary and into Denver. Some of the headstones of the cemetary date back to 1870's.
A string of new coal comes into Denver from the northeast, passing the old Riverside Cemetary with it's historic headstones.
Form follows function. The sleek shape of the Amtrak P42DC passenger unit contrasts with the nose of the GP38-2, built for the slow and steady freight business.
It's a colorful morning at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver. Warbonnets, pumpkins, cascade greens, an EMDX blue, and a blue and yellow Santa Fe in the rear.
A mix of power (GP15-1, GP38-2 and MP15DC) works the 36th Street Yard shuffling freight.
The early morning sunlight catches EMDX 9004 moving over the snow-covered tracks that lead to the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
BNSF 745 (Dash944CW) leads a freight of tanker cars onto a parallel track as the third engine lays down a smoke trail along the way.
"Houston we have a problem". On a crisp day in December of 2011, the morning Amtrak train heading to Denver's Union Station had two cars (baggage 1242 and Crew Dorm 39028) jump the track. Here t... (more)
64 years young and still going strong, the veteran DRIR 996 (NW2 built in 1948) works the small industrial yards along the I-70 corridor in Denver.
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Light Rail line runs next to the Joint Line through Denver. Here a local UP freight heads south through Denver while pushing a load of wood, and is pace... (more)
A couple of veteran jeeps - BNSF 2817 (GP39M) and BNSF 2700 (GP39-2) - move onto another track with the help of a crewmember.
A painted and patched nose still cannot hide the tired look of this veteran Warbonnet, BNSF 632 (Dash944CW), as it leads a freight out of the Denver Yard.
UP big muscle 7052 passes the 36th Street Yard worker 801 on its way to pick up a string of freight.