K-36 480 sits in the roundhouse as the back up engine today. 473, 482, 486, and 481 were all out on the the line - an impressive operation to say the least!
With a fresh crew, a southbound oil train cruises through Colorado Springs, CO on July 24, 2017.
A couple of fishers hang out as a southbound oil train passes Palmer Lake, CO on July 24, 2017.
A northbound coal train cruises through Palmer Lake, CO on July 24, 2017.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe C44-9W number 4658 leads a southbound manifest freight train at the top of the grade in Palmer Lake, CO early on a lovely July 24, 2017.
In the car shop, a couple of D&S crew go about rebuilding a truck on one of the excursion cars.
AMTK 406 in its CenturyLink wrap rounds the curve at Crescent Siding as the westbound Winter Park Express continues its trip up to the Winter Park Ski Resort.
Amtrak 5 rolls along the South Boulder Creek near Tolland, CO as the train continues to climb the Rocky Mountains.
With an approaching storm not far behind, K-28 class #473 stomps up the last bit of the grade into Silverton with a clear stack. The train was running well over an hour late due to a mechanical fa... (more)
There is always a nice variety of engines in the North Yard, including UP 6733, a former Chicago & Northwestern unit.
It is late in the evening as BNSF 200 (SD75M) backs into position at the Denver engine servicing yard.
Back on the High Line. DRGW 473, an Alco K-28 Locomotive built in 1923, is seen here hauling her Silverton Mixed Train southbound around the High Line Horseshoe Curve, some 400 ft above the... (more)
Union Pacific 844 moving through Carr Colorado
A commuter train prepares to head downtown from the Denver Airport
Under the watchful eye and guidance of the conductor, our engine for the day backs onto her consist in downtown Durango in preparation for the 45 mile northbound run to Silverton as she has done s... (more)