Right out of the paint shop! This J&L Consulting, LTD. SD40-2 is a former UP engine. Previously numbered as UP 8042, this engine was delivered as a "Fast forty" unit, geared for high s... (more)
The 'Smurf' GP38-2's of GATX always appear well maintained.
BNSF 8025 (SD40-2) works humping a string of cars in the Denver Yard. This engine has since been either sold or renumbered as an ES44C4 now uses that number.
GMTX 2167 (A former UP GP38-2) makes the turn from the BNSF Denver Yard and heads to the UP 36th Street Yard.
A huge thunderstorm was developing to the north while a variety of light power wait for assignment in the 36th Street Yard.
The UP still uses a variety of MP15AC and DC power in their two Denver Yards.
The workers in UP's North Yard take a moment to admire the beauty of UP 951 (an E9A built in 1955) as it is repositioned for a run later to its home base in Wyoming.
Rock Island GP18 #1344 with DRGW GP7 #5103 and DRGW F7A&B in Denver's North yard November, 1968.
It is a statistical fact that when you see a pair of SD40-2 Bluebonnets working a yard, you have a 63% higher chance of winning the lottery.
BNSF 4154 waits for a coal train to pass before crossing the Denver diamond. This vantage point is no longer possible as a new light rail line now covers this area with a flyover.
BNSF 9493 makes a solo run to the Denver Yard.
UP 951 had stopped for service at the UP North Yard in Denver.
A couple of 'old school' painted light power units (BNSF 1802 is a SD40-2 and BNSF 2702 is a GP39-2) sit next to a line of heavy power units being serviced.
The spirits of former AT&SF engineers always smile when a Bluebonnet is on point.
The veteran BNSF 1966 (SD40-2) moves into the Denver engine servicing facility.