A variety of BNSF units huddle together waiting for service.
The sun rises over the Great Plains and the city of Denver on the morning of January 25, 2007, as Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs the grade out of Leyden, Colorado, at the beginning of... (more)
The OBTWV on the left and DENBEL on the right drag race each other out of their respective yards with the DENBEL becoming the eventual winner since it had a signal through Pueblo Junction. The OBT... (more)
Southbound BNSF manifest climbing through Greenland
BNSF's twice a week southbound Pikes Peak Local climbing through Greenland
It's just after sunset with temperatures close to zero as Amtrak train no. 6, the California Zephyr, wastes no time descending the grade at Coal Creek Canyon during the cold blue hour.
The morning Amtrak train heads out from Union Station, passing the BNSF engine servicing yard and a visiting Ferromex SD70ACe.
The down side of shuffling freight cars via remote control engines is that the operator typically has to stand outside, and in the winter time in Colorado that means subfreezing temperatures.
A very odd couple in the form of a butt-head and a triclops work the classification tracks this morning at the famous North Yard in Denver.
After fixing a ground fault relay problem that stopped their train at Pueblo Junction and started backing up traffic on the Joint Line, this empty crude oil train is finally on the move again as t... (more)
Drifted snow is lit up by a rising sun over the plains as an eastbound Union Pacific coal train descends the 2% grade toward Denver with lone DPU GE AC4400CW No. 7305 on the rear west of Leyden, C... (more)
With plenty of aspenglow on the Front Range mountains very early on the morning of January 22, 2007, an eastbound Union Pacific coal train drops downgrade just west of Leyden, Colorado.
Coal empties and their DPUs race north toward Castle Rock, CO.
UP 9135 waits for servicing at the BNSF engine facility in Denver.
UP 1479 leads a mixed freight out of the Denver Yard and over the South Platte River.