BNSF 7073 hits the crossing at Coal Creek Canyon on a hazy day as it heads into the Colorado foothills. The facility you see in the upper right is the National Wind Technology Center at the Natio... (more)
It gets crowded along Packinghouse Road in Denver, but the crew of the Denver Rock Island Railroad are used to it.
Up, up and away. BNSF 7073 (ES44DC) leads a freight on the steep climb up to Tunnel #1 as it begins the journey through the Colorado Rocky Mountains. You can really appreciate the amount of grad... (more)
This veteran SW1200 can be found working the ConAgra facility in Commerce City, Colorado.
DRIR 553 moves a cut of gondolas into a small yard in central Denver.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's 80 year old SW8 moves a cut of gondolas past the exchange building at the Stock Yards in central Denver.
She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes.
Amtrak 837 (P42DC) has just come through tunnel #1 in the upper left and continues leading the California Zephyr down-grade towards Arvada, Colorado.
AMTK 74 backs the California Zephyr into Denver's Union Station. The plethora of recent catenary structures makes photographing this spot challenging, as there is only a small window where the tr... (more)
AMTK 10 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr into the foothills of Coal Creek Canyon and will soon be running through the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
A couple of 'old school' units sit in the BNSF engine servicing yard for an assignment.
BNSF 1652 (SD40-2) gets ready to move a cut of cars out of the Denver Yard.
The colorful UP 1943 (SD70ACe "The Spirit of Union Pacific") sits on point of the equally striking Cheyenne Frontier Days train in the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver, Colorado. Th... (more)
BNSF 1952 (SD40-2) shuffles a string of oil cans at a small yard in north Denver.
BNSF 1789 wears the Heritage III paint and no doubt 1933 will soon follow.