With a sold out 22 car train of passengers eager to attend the open day festivities and accompanying rodeo at Cheyenne, Wyoming's annual Frontier Days Union Pacific FEF-3 #844 leads the charge out... (more)
A colorful group of engines are in the North Yard, including an Army GP9 and a GATX Geep.
The morning California Zephyr backs into Denver's Union Station as a commuter rail 'Train to the Plane' Hyundai Eagle heads to Denver International Airport.
UPY 625 (GP15-1) works hard to pull a string of freight out of the 36th Street Yard for sorting.
Here we see the controls associated with the right seat in the cab of UP 844. The steam locomotive engineer controls the throttle, brakes, whistle and reversing gear from this position. The opti... (more)
The office of UP 844, as viewed from the right seat. The UP was thorough with the recent refurbishment, leaving no system untouched.
Soon UP 844 will be taking the lucky ticket lottery winners from Denver to Cheyenne for the Cheyenne Frontier Days. The UP completely refurbished this steam-powered marvel over the last two years... (more)
The nerve center of UP 844
A pair of SP painted AC4400 units are seen resting at Denver's North Yard as other UP yard engines continue to sort cars on a clear summer morning. The BNSF S-OMATAC had just pulled into the BNSF... (more)
Denver Rock Island's SW1500 #1083 crosses over the South Platte River in north Denver.
Denver Rock Island's SW1500 #1083 pulls a string of box cars from a siding in north Denver.
Denver Rock Island's SW8 #553 runs over some well-used rails along Packinghouse Road in north Denver.
Burlington Northern SD9 No. 6217 hauls a cut of intermodal cars to Rennick Yard approaching Prospect Junction in Denver, Colorado, on July 7, 1989. The “whiteface” paint scheme BN went to in this ... (more)
UP 1425, an ex Southern Pacific GP40-2, gets ready to lead a mixed freight out of the North Yard.
Lots to see in the UP's North Yard, including a former D&RGW GP40-2 (UP 1418), a couple GATX GP38-2's, a couple HLCX units and a visiting BNSF engine.