BNSF 6217 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train into Palmer Lake, Colorado
More and more MAC's are showing up in Colorado, with a noticeable uptick of MAC assisted coal trains running along the Front Range.
A matched pair of Executive MAC's are waiting in Longmont, Colorado for their next run.
The remote operator of UPY 618 (former Missouri Pacific GP15-1) brings the short freight into the North Yard for sorting.
The UP heavies are in the house. UP 7467 (ES44AC) joins a variety of other heavy units in the North Yard, waiting for either servicing or assignments.
The remote operator of UP 1357 has just finished sorting a string of freight cars and heads to the top of the ladder to grab another string.
Four former Burlington Northern engines accompany two former AT&SF units as they wait for service in the BNSF's Denver engine facility.
The Denver Rock Island's SW1500 pulls a cut of oil cans across Packinghouse Road in Denver.
The morning California Zephyr leaves Denver Union Station and heads to California. Looks like they snagged a large tarp somewhere.
You can see two former Denver Rio Grande Western engines in this shot - UP 1345 (GP40-2 built in 1974) and UP 1357 (GP40-2 built in 1972).
Geeps dominate the UP's North Yard, including UP 1345 (a former Denver Rio Grande Western GP40-2), UPY 647 (former Missouri Pacific GP15-1), UP 700 (former MP GP38-2) and UP 2199 (former MP GP38-2... (more)
The icicles on UPY 618 tell the story. A deep freeze along the Front Range makes for a miserable day operating the remotes in the UP's North Yard.
It appears the Warbonnet is letting everyone know what it thinks about eventually being painted in the Heritage III scheme.
Executive MAC 9646 makes the turn down Mason Street in Fort Collins, Colorado.
A fresh layer of snow overnight covers the UP's North Yard. Among the power waiting for service or assignment is UP 1422, a GP40-2 built in 1980 for the Southern Pacific.