BNSF 6046 muscles a load of coal into Denver.
Minutes out of Denver Union Station, Burlington 9988A sweeps past the 38th Street yard office with Number 10, the Denver Zephyr. It’s mid-January, 1965, and though the sun has barely set behind th... (more)
Three BNSF C44-9W's lead the Denver, Colorado to Provo, Utah trackage rights manifest up the 2% grade at the east end of East Portal Siding on August 15, 2015.
Being high up in the mountains has its perks. The only sound you hear is the wind, some birds maybe, and off in the distance a train working up the grade towards the continental divide.
Seen h... (more)
What appears to be an interesting train is merely the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's GE 50-ton diesel #1, named the "Hot Shot" (in honor of the firefighters who battled larg... (more)
The excursion train as it used to look, or only occasionally looks now....only half will be used on the road today.
The calming sound of the water in South Boulder Creek is briefly interrupted as Union Pacific AC6044CW No. 6921 leads three more units on the Valmont (Boulder) to Energy Mine, Colorado empty coal ... (more)
UP 5049 (SD70M) leads a freight under a beautiful summer sky.
The motive power is pure Pennsylvania, but those are the Rockies not the Appalachians in the background, and we in Denver, watching CB&Q train 66 ease out of the 38th Street yard for Chicago. In 1... (more)
A pair of SD9’s idle away a Sunday afternoon at Burlington’s Sterling, Colorado, engine house. The CB&Q bought 80 SD9’s, more than any other road except SP, and they are the mainstay of local frei... (more)
BNSF 1444 (SD60M) is on point while spending the afternoon shuffling cars in and out of the classification yard in Denver. These two veteran BN engines are just a sample of the variety of power t... (more)
A colorful lineup can usually be found at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
Three Helm Financial Geeps work as a team sorting freight cars in the UP's North Yard.
Always a welcome sight over the more common orange.
The deadhead move of the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special has just left Brighton and is on the final sprint to Commerce City, where the passengers that are riding will detrain.