Three GP40-2’s still flying Denver & Rio Grande Western RR colors were together UP’s North Yard. The UP owned GP40-2’s are DRGW 3126, 3118 and 3128. They went to UP’s Denver Locomotive Facility ... (more)
Santa Fe ran intermodal service between western cities. Train had left Big Lift south of Denver with 19 loads and one empty headed for La Junta, CO, where other trains swapped cars.
Burliington Northern leased Oakway (front company for EMD) SD60M 9044, 9068, 9089 and 9078 for coal service back in the late 1980's. BN SEDX Powder River coal load headed for Texas.
Engineering Special 6-cars baggage 77, sleeper Marias Pass 64, business car Missouri River 4, sleeper Trinchera Pass 67, biz car John S. Reed 8, inspection car William B. Strong 32. It operated to... (more)
BNSF is moved 12 unit trains to Beaumont, TX, from Fort Carson, south of Colorado Springs, CO. 9th train was loaded 2-3-05. M109A6 Paladin with ammo carrier M992. 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment depl... (more)
The Bowie Resources (UP train symbol BR), Limited, coal load originated in Paonia, Delta County, Colorado loaded at Converse loadout. The Bowie #2 Mine began commercial production in November 1997... (more)
OmniTrax Switching Service GP-7 4285 and Great Western Rly GP-7 2243 roll 7-car train east to interchange with UP at Kelim, CO. Colorado Rockies in background.
Unit was moving via BNSF (Denver to Barstow, CA, train that evening) to Pacific Harbor Line, Watson, CA.
11-car westbound Wimmer inspection train: UPP 420 Fox River inspection car, UPP 4808 diner City of Los Angeles, UPP 9004 dome Harriman and UPP 1610 sleeper Portola were last four cars on train.
UP Vice President, Engineering, W. E Wimmer, inspected ex-D&RGW line from Denver into Utah during his system marathon inspection trips. Mr. Wimmer tours the UP system yearly using 6936 when availa... (more)
EMD SD60 demo 9502 based at Transportation Technology Center retrieved new (Nov 2004) SD70M-2 GM 75, direct current version of SD70M family. GM 75 moved as GMDX 2003.
Eastbound 36th Street Yard to Roydale Local on shoo-fly passing soon to be demolished Stapleton Airport railroad tunnels. UP Limon Subdivision, AKA Kansas Pacific line.
63-car Army train came from BNSF to UP North Yard, track 2. It moved south as UP train to Fort Bliss, TX. BN caboose 12277 on D & I job was shoving toward 31st Street Yard.
Nourthbound Joint Line BNSF coal empty crosses Fountain River. 2nd unit SD70MAC 9858. North Nixon is point UP built connection from main 2 (northward traffic) line into Colorado Springs owned Ni... (more)
Wastewater chemical manufacturer DPC Industries keeps Dec. 1957, builder number 33024, locked up at plant and out of sight most days. It interchanges tank cars with BNSF Brush line east of town.