After 2 hours of waiting for UP yard switching to commence, the morning Rock & Rail train finally makes its way towards the ex-Rio Grande yard and will soon drop off loads of cement and pick up wh... (more)
The distinct snout of a snoot.
The Rock and Rail has picked up its cars from BNSF/UP and is now thumping along at a solid 40mph across the arid landscape of Colorado in a very dry summer.
Union Pacific has assembled their train and is ready to head south after the paperwork is completed.
With a collection of engines it plans to take up to Denver, including the remote control unit of BNSF 1719, today's KCKDEN prepares to depart from Pueblo with a rather clean looking Dash 9 at the ... (more)
A new arrival to Pueblo from the night before switches an empty rail flat car during its morning train building routine and has taken the top spot away from more)
Some fine power has been assembled in the yard, and will soon take over switching operations.
Some of BNSF's largest locomotives are in charge of switching this morning. With pairs of SD40-2's sitting idling nearby, I wasn't quite sure what was going on. Here we see two Gevo's and a Warbon... (more)
BNSF crews have begun building tomorrow's locals in the ex/ ATSF yard in Pueblo.
Another coal load is making it's way out of town past the old Pueblo Union Depot platforms and the Pueblo Railway Museum.
A rather new GE ES44C4 and two sisters from the GE plant in Erie lead today's empty covered hopper train towards the massive GCC Rio ... (more)
An unusual visitor in the form of a pair of aircraft parts flatcars ascend the incline up to Pueblo Junction while the remains of the former steel truss bridge once used by the Missouri Pacific to... (more)
Three different BNSF paint schemes work in the ex/ ATSF yard. A Heritage 1, a "smurf" BNSF unit, and a recently rebuilt repainted Heritage 3. Also my 50th picture on the site.
With their empty wind tower flat car train tucked away in UP’s Pueblo Yard, the engines now find themselves returning to the ... (more)
Coal loads from the Rawhide Mine in Wyoming make the hard turn over Fountain Creek and head off towards the city of La Junta while th... (more)