It's interesting to see how the older units in the UP fleet have faded compared to the bright Amour Yellow on the new engines.
Gondolas and oil cans are on the Denver Rock Island Railroad's itinerary.
There's a stranger in the UP's North Yard.
ConAgra's SW1200 was built in 1966 for the Missouri Pacific Railroad. It now shuffles grain cars at the large silo in Commerce City, Colorado.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad operates a variety of vintage engines including this GP7.
RTD Commuter train 4056 arrives at Denver's Union Station at the same time as the California Zephyr.
ConAgra's 51 year old SW1200 works shuffling grain cars at the Commerce City Grain elevator north of Denver.
It was good to see a SP unit in the North Yard again.
The area around the Denver stockyards served by the Denver Rock Island Railroad gets active during the day. The crews are mindful of the rolling stock and attentive to the business activities in t... (more)
This 76 year-old survivor was spotted moving through the UP's North Yard on the back of a grain train. Built in April of 1941, DRGW 69035 was last serviced in 1969 and was utilized as a tool car ... (more)
UP 703 (former MoPac GP38-2) teams up with GATX 2117 and works the 36th Street Yard in Denver, which is next to the big Purina dog chow factory.
Another interesting collection in the North Yard, including UP 1211 (a former Missouri-Kansas-Texas GP39-2), UP 1817 (a former SD40-2 rebuilt as a SD40N), UPY 1443 (a former Southern Pacific MP15... (more)
Locomotives pass on the adjoining track as Union Pacific GE AC4400CW No. 7125 waits for servicing on the fuel tracks at UP’s North Yard in Denver, Colorado, on the night of December 22, 2012.
The crew of UP 801 makes a run past UPY 1295, a former Southern Pacific MP15DC.
In the UP North Yard, I spy with my eye, a bloody nose Southern Pacific, a former SP MP15AC, a blue Smurf GATX, a former Missouri Pacific GP38-2 and a rebuilt SD40N.