Saddle up! The modern day horseman prepares to head out, riding his father's magic carpet made of steel.
The temperature is in the mid 80's as two UP mechanics do some light maintenance on UP 5896. Pretty soon the snow will start to fly and this type of maintenance will have to be done indoors.
A grimy Cotton Belt SD40T-2 leads a coal empty into Coal Creek Canyon with Denver in the background.
The morning Amtrak train is finally leaving Denver Union Station, 3 hours late due to the derailment of the baggage and the crew dorm car at the south entrance to the Denver Yard, which bogged dow... (more)
UP 7503 makes a 180 degree turn into the sunrise and heads into the south entrance of the 36th Street Yard.
UP 801 and 557 work the 36th Street Yard
A pleasant evening at Denver Union Station. I haven't been here since I rode the Ski Train about ten or so years ago. It's a really nice station inside and out. I wish Amtrak made more of an appea... (more)
BNSF 1732 (SD40-2) gets repositioned in the engine servicing yard.
BNSF 5343 is flanked by a couple visitors as it heads into the Denver Yard, including NS 9729 on point and CSXT 108 bringing up the rear.
UP 4339 (SD70M) moves past GATX 2679 in the 36th Street Yard
UPY 586 gets ready to head into the 36th Street Yard
The Union Pacific uses a fleet of GP15-1's in their 36th Street and North Yards in Denver. Most of the units are approaching 40 years old but they are still going strong.
BNSF 6226 (ES44AC) leads a double stack out of Denver on an elevated section of track connecting Denver with Commerce City.
A crewman of BNSF 7280 takes a cold walk to throw a switch for the waiting oil can train looking to depart the Denver Yard.