An SD70ACe and AC4400CW lead a Union Pacific loaded coal train bound for Memphis, TN just west of Leyden near Arvada, CO as it continues to get colder and the rain continues to fall.
A few visitors (KCS, CSX and UP) mix with the usual crowd at the engine servicing facility in Denver.
Looks like BNSF 200 (SD75M formerly numbered as 8200) could use a little rust mitigation on the cab roof.
An SD70M, AC6044CW, and SD40N lead the North Yard, CO to Grand Junction, CO manifest through Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver as the rain continues to fall.
Rain, fog, and wheel slip. That pretty much sums up of what's happening here. An SD70M, AC6044CW, and SD40N lead the North Yard - Grand Jct manifest as they climb the grade at Big Ten Curve.
HLCX (GP38-2) with mismatched number boards heads for the 36th Street Yard.
Descending through the storm.
A light rain envelopes "Perry's Pond" and its environs as a westbound train decends Cumbres Pass in 1940... Er, 2014, with a load of pipe for the Oil Fie... (more)
Southbound on the Joint Line near Union Station.
1100 at sunrise....a cold, bone chilling sunrise....
BNSF 7331 (ES44DC) brings a fright through the sweeping curve which will take it to the Denver Yard
Burlington Northern Santa Fe westbound manifest MDENRRB (Denver to Riverbank, California, freight) climbs the horseshoe curve at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon east of Plainview, Colorado, on Janu... (more)
My two favorite locomotive paint schemes meet at South Denver. The Denver & Rio Grande Western unit is a SD40T-2.
Inside the belly of the beast.
Here we see the effects of running through the 6.6 mile long Moffat Tunnel - some of the grimiest UP power I have seen waiting in the north end of the North Yard.
With fall color peaking in the San Juans, the last train of the day crosses the Animas River on the Tefft Bridge, just north of the Cascade Wye.