After picking up a tank car at Chem Spur, Union Pacific’s West Local heads for Rocky Spur through Barbara Gulch just east of Rocky, Colorado, on December 16, 1997. Powering the local are venerable... (more)
After running through the night bringing a mixed freight into the Denver Yard, Warbonnet 656 heads to the BNSF servicing facility as the morning sunlight lights up the clouds.
Two workhorses of the Denver Yard - BNSF 1802 (SD40-2) and BNSF 2317 (GP38-2)
southbound BNSF manifest passing through Larkspur
just another southbound BNSF coal load passing through the "sag" a couple miles north of Palmer Lake
One of the better looking Warbonnet paint jobs (not as faded as many of them are) can be seen on BNSF 767. The 'BNSF' cigar band still looks a bit odd, as many of the Warbonnets still sport the le... (more)
After some stationary high-altitude testing by Union Pacific and Electro-Motive Division, the four 6,000 horsepower SD90MAC-H locomotives, got a workout with some tonnage. A test train consisting ... (more)
Union Pacific and Electro-Motive Division tested EMD’s SD90MAC-Hs in 1998 on a rare movement of coal loads going up the 2-percent grade from Denver toward the Moffat Tunnel. Union Pacific Nos. 850... (more)
Electro-Motive Division, along with Union Pacific, did some high-altitude testing of EMD’s SD90MAC-Hs at aptly-named Plainview, Colorado, in February 1998. Here, UP Nos. 8503, 8502 and 8505, along... (more)
Three GE's lead this Tacoma, WA to Omaha, NE stack train that is seen leaving the city of Boulder. The Valmont Power Plant can be seen in the background.
Looking like an unfinished model train layout, the BNSF engine shop yard gets new sections of track installed.
NW 1650 and MKT 636 layover in the UP Denver engine facility in 1982.
On this chilly Super Bowl Sunday morning, the Tacoma, WA to OMAHA!, NE stack train rolls right on through Longmont along Atwood Street.
Rio Grande's one and only 'chop nose' SD9 works at the hump yard in Grand Junction on June 14, 1981.
Snow is beginning to pick up a little as this empty ballast train led by a Santa Fe Warbonnet SD75M creeps up to the 115th St crossing at Highland, CO. Just around the curve ahead, the train will ... (more)