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.
UPY 1323 (MP15DC) belches smoke as it starts up in the freezing temperature of a Colorado morning.
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.
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)
BNSF 1961 sports the wounds received when it sideswiped another engine while moving through a Denver yard.
The crew of BNSF 4924 (C44-9W) carefully pulls it's freight through the diamond, mindful of the workers who are performing needed maintenance.
UPY 681 (GP15-1) sits among mates in the Union Pacific North Yard in Denver waiting for service and assignments.
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.
BNSF 9151 (SD70ACe) sits on a siding in front of an old depot in Castle Rock, Colorado waiting to help a train over the Palmer Divide if needed.
Having been parted out (notice the missing fuel tank), UP 1093 (SW1500) sits in the Burnham Yard where others have felt obliged to leave their mark.
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.
Just passing through. BNSF 5331 passes through the busy Union Pacific North Yard and heads towards the Denver Yard.
Veteran Denver Rock Island Railroad 996 sways back and forth as it runs along THE CUT..... the line that connects the DRIR storage area in Commerce City with NE Denver.
BNSF 9263 (SD70ACe) leads a long coal train on the Joint Line through Castle Rock, Colorado.
A friendly wave from an engineer makes a boring railfan day instantly better.