'Blue Hour' at the North Yard. The North Yard crews are getting an early start to the day. Although sunrise is still 15 minutes away, the blue hue of the hour is beginning to catch a few hints of ... (more)
A rather odd sight coming out of the BNSF's Denver Yard during a light snow shower was this pair of MP15DC's struggling to take a freight to the UP's North Yard. UPY 1325 is a MP15DC built in 197... (more)
The plain view is evident here as this westbound with an eclectic consist climbs DRGW's Moffat Route at Plain siding.
Sometimes when you venture out into inclement weather you are rewarded. Here we see BNSF 8200 (ES44C4) bringing a 'special' into the Denver Yard during a light snowstorm.
With evening temperatures hovering around 10 degrees, UP 1640 (SD40-2 rebuilt as a SD40N) brings a crew into the 36th Street Yard.
A gaggle of Geeps hold station in the 36th Street Yard. UP 1357 was built in 1972 as a former Denver & Rio Grande Western GP40-2 (note blanked-off double headlight) and UP 712 was built in 1980 a... (more)
Getting the signal at East Portal siding to let them know the Moffat Tunnel was theirs, a BNSF coal train storms westbound on October 3, 2001. This empty coal train is headed to Utah for loading a... (more)
A westbound BNSF coal train passes along the partially-frozen waters of Barr Lake at Barr, Colorado, on November 23, 2010.
Making the grade – To make sure this six-car train can successfully negotiate the demanding climb over Raton Pass, the Santa Fe has assigned an SD for each car, and a GP50 for the caboose. Always ... (more)
Missouri Pacific’s far western extension to Pueblo, Colorado, completed in 1887 as a sign of its transcontinental intentions under Jay Gould, disappeared a century later, gobbled up by all-devouri... (more)
Trailing the characteristic Alco smudge, PA-1 6001 and an EMD F7B unit accelerate out of Granby with Rio Grande train 9, the Yampa Valley, on its daily 231-mile trek from Denver to Craig. The bagg... (more)
The plain blue GECX Demonstrator engines continue to be used on BNSF coal trains as seen by the GECX 2041 lading a set of empties Northbound on the Joint Line.
UP 1989 leads a heavy N. Platte to La Salle manifest train Southbound into Nunn.
UPY 681 is working the North Yard, seen here from the W. 48th Avenue overpass which offers a great view of the action.
UPY 681 is working the 36th Street Yard sorting a variety of rolling stock.