It is a sunny, fall day as two BNSF pumpkins that have just delivered a freight to the Denver Yard cross the South Platte River and head to the engine servicing facility.
BNSF 5923 (ES44AC) shoves a load of empty coal hoppers back to Wyoming for a refill.
OMLX 3061 (SD40-2) provides a touch of silver and green to an otherwise pumpkin-colored BNSF engine servicing yard.
The bright Colorado sunrise catches a sharp looking (and newly flagged) OmniTRAX SD40-2, which has had an interesting career. Built in 1966 for Chicago & North Western (CNW), it has served Alstom... (more)
A quartet of Geeps, all former Missouri Pacific units, team up to shuffle freight cars in the 36th Street yard in Denver.
UP 825, UP 688 and UP 703 are GP38-2's while UPY 625 is a GP15-1.
With the evening sun setting low and providing a golden glow over the passenger cars, AMTK 195 (P42DC) brings the evening California Zephyr Amtrak into the Denver Yard, passing under the Park Aven... (more)
A light but wet April storm has set in along the front range south of Denver as Santa Fe F7A 266 and three sisters set out for La Junta, running along South Santa Fe Drive, a railfan favorite for ... (more)
An interesting three-flag consist heads to the Denver Yard to pick up a mixed freight. Included is BNSF 8135 (ES44C4), Warbonnet 290 (SD75I), Canadian National 2159 (C40-8W) and Norfolk Southern ... (more)
Bluebonnet 1760 has the honors of running on point for the day while sorting freight cars in the Denver Yard.
In an odd way it is refreshing to see a gnarly paint scheme and this GP15-1 does not disappoint.
DRIR 1083 (SW1500) can usually be found working the industrial area on the north side of Denver.
Burlington Northern hopper 451806, built in 1973, has survived Mother Nature, Father Time, Teenage Taggers and the 1996 merger to retain its weathered but in-tact BN logo.
Its Throwback Thursday as two BN units (BNSF 2897 is a GP39M and BNSF 1415 is a SD60M) wait for servicing in the Denver BNSF engine facility.
I hastily scribbled “Texas Zephyr northbound at Oxford Street” in my notebook. But at that early hour nearly half a century ago, I must still have been half asleep, because C&S expert Hol Wagner r... (more)
With the moon off its nose, CEFX (SD40-2) brings a string of freight cars out of the Denver Yard and over the South Platte River.