DPUs on an empty coal train shove over Cherry Creek and through downtown Denver. Between the Joint Line and the RTD light rail main, 5 tracks pass this busy location.
A pair of Geeps (GP38-2's) work the 36th Street Yard.
UP 712 (GP38-2) works the North Yard while UP 6384 and mates wait for an assembled train.
Come visit Denver if you want to see the full color spectrum of BNSF power. On any given day you can find pumpkins, Warbonnets, Bluebonnets, Executives and a variety of Cascade Green BN units eit... (more)
A couple of 'old school' units wait in the BNSF engine servicing facility.
BNSF 8167 almost looks like it still runs for the Burlington Northern thanks to the small BNSF patch under the BN on the cab. A Santa Fe Bluebonnet rounds out the 'heritage' feel for the day.
A trio of UP heavies, with former Southern Pacific 6183 on point, hold station on a spur in Longmont, Colorado.
An eastbound W line train approaches its final stop of Union Station in downtown Denver, CO on February 5, 2017. In the background, a manifest freight train pauses before heading south.
A southbound manifest freight train crosses the bridge over Cherry Creek on its way out of downtown Denver, CO on February 5, 2017. The trailing locomotive is an ES44A6, owned by General Electric ... (more)
UP cyclops 2317 (SD60M) waits in the North Yard for the call to service.
An eastbound W train approaches its final stop at Union Station in Denver, CO on February 4, 2017.
Lots to see in the BNSF engine servicing facility this morning, including a MOW crane car set, a visiting UP engine, and two Canadian National units, including CN 8888 (SD70M-2).
The "Train to the Plane" commuter rail train heads to Denver's Union Station, passing a UP unit waiting to push a load of autoracks out of the 36th Street Yard.
Two likely future 'heritage' schemes for the BNSF - the iconic Warbonnet and the Cascade Green of the Burlington Northern.
The morning California Zephyr passes two Warbonnets as it leaves Denver's Union Station and heads to the Moffat Tunnel and California.