After the heavy rains and large amount of track repair in the Boulder-Longmont area, BNSF has brought their Plasser & Theurer Dynamic Tamping Express 09-3X team to Colorado to ensure that replacem... (more)
The BNSF engine shop yard is full, with visitors from CSX, Canadian Pacific and five Warbonnets.
A UP special of windmill hubs and turbines makes its way to Denver. With the many cuts the windmill industry is experiencing, this may become a rare sight in the not-so-distant future.
These new Boeing 737 aircraft had to divert through Denver due to their normal route suffering damaged track from heavy rains. It was a pleasant surprise for railfans that day.
BNSF 5499 (Dash944CW) rolls through the Brush Diamond as BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) brings a string of freight down to the turn that will lead them into the BSNF yard in Denver.
The BNSF engine servicing yard is full of colorful power, including a couple visitors from UP and CSX.
The UP engines working the 36th Street Yard in Denver are controlled by these remote boxes, which activate all engine functions including power settings, lights, horns, and direction.
UPY 1323 (MP15DC) belches smoke as it starts up in the freezing temperature of a Colorado morning.
BNSF 1961 sports the wounds received when it sideswiped another engine while moving through a Denver yard.
Two veteran SD40-2's in Cascade Green. The damage to BNSF 1961 is visible on the front, a result of side-swiping another engine (2846) and splitting it's gas tank open. There were no injuries as... (more)
It's a busy day in the UP North Yard as many types of power wait to be serviced so they can either hit the yard or grab a string of freight and head out to other parts of the country.
The crew of BNSF 4924 (C44-9W) carefully pulls it's freight through the diamond, mindful of the workers who are performing needed maintenance.
The moon rises over this 50 year-old DRGW time piece which is sitting in a secluded area of the Union Pacific's Burnham Shop yard in Denver.
UPY 681 (GP15-1) sits among mates in the Union Pacific North Yard in Denver waiting for service and assignments.
One of the more unusual loads I have seen - these large spools were spotted on a UP siding in Ft Collins.