A blue GATX smurf is hiding in a school of armour yellow UP engines in the service area at the North Yard.
DRIR 1083 (SW1500) muscles a cut of gondolas full of scrap iron.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's service area is a small industrial section of central Denver, around the Stock Show grounds.
There are almost as many visitors to the BNSF engine servicing facility as there are pumpkins. Sharp eyed viewers will notice 4 UP, 2 CSX and 2 NS ponies in the pumpkin patch.
The remote operator for UPY 681 (GP15-1) works the 36th Street Yard in Denver as a team in the distance works the adjacent UP intermodal facility.
The DRIR team has touched up the paint on their SW1500. They take pride in keeping their old switchers in good shape.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad is once again using their SW1500 to work the area around the stockyards in Denver.
UP 4326 (SD70M) brings a stack train into the 36th Street Yard.
The crew of UP 1359 (former DRGW GP40-2) walks back to the operations building after tying her down for the day.
A pair of Geeps (GP38-2's) work the 36th Street Yard.
UP 712 (GP38-2) works the North Yard while UP 6384 and mates wait for an assembled train.
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A couple of 'old school' units wait in the BNSF engine servicing facility.
BNSF 8167 almost looks like it still runs for the Burlington Northern thanks to the small BNSF patch under the BN on the cab. A Santa Fe Bluebonnet rounds out the 'heritage' feel for the day.
A trio of UP heavies, with former Southern Pacific 6183 on point, hold station on a spur in Longmont, Colorado.