Early dawn over the UP's North Yard during that magical 5 minutes when the blue hour turns pink, just before the sun peeks above the horizon.
A visiting Norfolk Southern, a Cascade Green BN unit and a yellow track maintenance unit spice up an otherwise orange colored BNSF engine servicing facility.
FRTL (Foster Townsend Rail Logistics) 1515 (SW1500) works the Budweiser yard in Fort Collins, Colorado, shuffling freight cars so that the King of Beers can be transported nationwide.
The first snowfall of winter has dusted the UP's North Yard, giving a visiting Norfolk Southern Dash 9-40CW a taste of Colorado snow.
UPY 1324 and UPY 1321 (both former CNW MP15DC's) work the UP 36th Street Yard with two matching blue GATX units.
The anniversary special AMTK 156 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr as it crosses the South Platte River bridge in the Denver Yard.
The morning California Zephyr departs Denver's Union Station and heads to California.
RTD Light Rail 113 stops at the Mineral Station, which is located in Littleton, Colorado and happens to be the farthest extension south of Denver for the D Line.
Inside the office of UP 844.
DRIR 1083 (SW1500) pulls a cut of gondolas across Packinghouse Road in north Denver.
GMTX 2687 (GP38-2) teams up with a MP15 and will sort oil tank cars at the UP's North Yard refueling facility.
UP 5572 and mates have been running coal loads through the Moffat Tunnel as evidenced by the heavy grime that has accumulated on the engines.
Here we see a nice variety of UP power in the North Yard including UP 1205, a GP39-2 built in 1977 for the Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation. It later worked for the Missouri Kansas Texas Railroa... (more)
The past and the present meet in the Denver Yard
A group of heavies waits in the morning sun for orders.