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.
A follow-up image to the Denver shot posted yesterday shows a pair of SD45s leading up their respective consists. The big engines were a treat to see. EMD power dominates in this view.
My first visit to Denver showcased the look and feel of modern BN road power in the early 1980s, which consisted mostly of SD40-2s and U30C/C30-7s. A few cabless GEs are also lurking plus a few fi... (more)
"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.
AMTK 56 leads the morning Amtrak train from Denver's Union Station through the UP North Yard.
The workhorse of the Denver Yard - the SD40-2.
UPY 681 (GP15-1) and GATX partner finish dropping off a load of freight cars and get ready to head back to the 36th Street Yard.
A pair of matched BNSF ES44AC sets wait in the Denver engine servicing yard for their orders, likely to be assigned a string of coal cars later that day to be taken north or south.
It looks like the BNSF is finally getting ready to move 1651 (the formerly numbered 6851 SD40-2 involved in a collision with a tanker truck in July of 2009). The engine has been moved to the nort... (more)
A pair of BNSF SD power (1812 is a SD39 and 1892 is a SD40) with slightly different paint schemes make their way through a north Denver neighborhood headed for an adjacent industrial area.