Rail is the major transportation mode for coal and grain. In the North Yard on this day an empty coal train heads back to Wyoming for a refill and a loaded grain train is heading south.
Snow, sand and fuel: An employee from the fuel track at North Yard at Denver, Colorado, fuels and sands a line of locomotives on the very snowy afternoon of April 15, 2013.
A railroader at Denver’s North Yard sweeps out a switch at the fuel track before being able to move some locomotives in a spring snowstorm on April 15, 2013.
It was an all SD70MAC show as two are moving a load of coal through Denver while the third sits idle waiting for orders to head to the yard.
GMTX 2688 and other UP power sit at the entrance to the 36th Street Yard while workers continue to build the light rail line that will parallel the tracks.
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A trio of Geeps were waiting in the 36th Street Yard for an assignment. The colorful maroon Helms Financial HLCX schemes really stand out.
A double stack led by BNSF 5251 (Dash944CW) passes the Denver Union Stockyard Company building.
What appears to be a brand new SD70ACe settles into the UP North Yard to wait for the call to duty.
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BNSF 722 (Dash 944CW) sits in the BNSF engine yard, waiting for its crew to arrive and take the Warbonnet and teammates to the Denver Yard to find a string of mixed freight cars.
Still going strong after 34 years of service, the tried and trusty SD40-2 can be found working the Denver Yard.
It is a busy day as BNSF power move to and from the Denver Yard
A hostler from Union Pacific’s North Yard fuel tracks awaits the next move surrounded by snow-covered tracks and locomotives in a swirling April 15, 2013 blizzard at Denver, Colorado.