The 1083 pushes a lone 52’6” MoPac gondola to the last customer on this portion of the line, the Iron & Metals scrap processor. This gondola was built by Constructor Nationala of Mexico as part o... (more)
The crew of the UP 1425 walk through the cold wintery precipitation as their engineer stays nice and warm in the cab. Alongside them, another yard crew begins to shove on its cut which includes a... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad operates on tracks that are directly adjacent to roads serving the area around the Denver Stock Yards.
BNSF 5686 (AC4400CW) leads a loaded coal train south on the Joint Line
CEFX 6004, a former SOO Line SD60, looks fresh in the new snow.
UP 688 (GP38-2) has just dropped off a hopper and is ready to run the narrow alley back to the 36th Street Yard.
The evening Amtrak train from California backs into Denver Union Station, passing BNSF engines that are heading to the yard. Note the three BNSF engines sporting the three heritage schemes; 6510 (... (more)
A veteran of the Denver Yard operations is BNSF 1966, a SD40-2 built in 1972, which still wears its Burlington Northern Cascade Green paint.
CEFX 3181, a former Burlington Northern SD40-2, adds a splash of color to an already colorful lineup of BNSF engines. BNSF 1933 is also a SD40-2 while BNSF 2704 is a GP39-2.
On this day UP and CSX visitors outnumber the BNSF engines at the Denver BNSF engine servicing facility.
A line of 8 pumpkins holds one track at the engine servicing facility in Denver while 8 others gather behind.
BNSF 7884 (ES44DC) bring a freight out of the Denver Yard and over the South Platt River.
The recent heavy rains along the Front Range has required the BNSF and the UP to be diligent about checking track conditions. The standing water downtown provides a reflection for BNSF 5019 (Das... (more)