The Colorado Railroad Museum's 55 Ton critter, the Golden City & San Juan #4, spend the day pulling passengers around the circuit in open air passenger cars. The engine was built in 1964 for Algo... (more)
There is a notable increase of coal trains running north and south through Colorado. Here we see a lone BNSF 6416 (ES44AC) leading an empty coal train south on the Joint Line through Sedalia, Col... (more)
BNSF 6201 (ES44AC) leads an empty coal train through the S curves north of Palmer Lake, Colorado
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.