Sunrise catches UP 1526 (ex St Louis Southwestern - Cotton Belt GP40M-2) teamed up with a GATX smurf and UP 1345 (ex Denver & Rio Grande Western GP40-2) as they wait for an assignment.
UPY 1323 (MP15DC) works the 36th Street Yard while UP 5870 (AC44CWCTE) brings in a new freight which will be dropped off and later sorted.
UPY 1324 (MP15DC) waits for assignment near the sand towers in the UP's North Yard.
A nice variety in the UP North Yard as heavies, light power and switchers hold station in the servicing area.
BNSF 8048 (EC44C4) heads to Westminster with a mixed freight. Although it is the month of June there is still snow in the Colorado Rockies.
BNSF Bluebonnet 1603 (SD40-2) and matching partner head to the Denver Yard via the South Platte River Bridge to sort freight cars.
The BNSF engine servicing yard has a few interesting units, including an Executive MAC, a faded Warbonnet and a team of ACe's with a sandwiched LNG fuel unit.
BNSF 5828 (ES44AC) adds muscle to a coal train as it passes the oil refineries in Commerce City, Colorado.
The BNSF has a few visitors on this day including CSX and UP power, as well as a couple rare visitors - two Texas and New Mexico SD9043MAC's (TNMR 102 and TNMR 113).
RTD 4017 (Hyundai Eagle P3) is one of the fast commuter rail trains that run between Denver International Airport and Denver's downtown Union Station. This week the 'A-Line' experienced a fatalit... (more)
UPY 691 (GP151) looks a bit weary among the other freshly painted UP power that can be found in the North and 36th Street Yards.
Canadian Pacific 8888 (SD70M) joins a mate and a UP engine in the yard of the BNSF engine servicing facility. You can also see two teams of light engines heading to the Denver Yard to sort freight... (more)
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.