The worker sent out to attend to engine 44s needs between runs must feel more like hes boarding a ship than climbing onto a locomotive. Just how big is General Electrics massive U50? At over 83... (more)
The crew of UP 688 (GP38-2) gets ready to switch tracks and grab another string of cars for sorting in the North Yard.
UP 6685 (AC4400CW) lets out a snort as it heads into the North Yard where it and its two mates will pick up a mixed freight.
The calm after the storm... An RTD A-Line train maintains a track speed of 70+ MPH on its way to the Denver International Airport from Denver's Union Station. In the background, thunderstor... (more)
Remember the days when Warbonnets roamed the yards?
Here we see the four color schemes of the BNSF, including Heritage Orange, AT&SF Warbonnet silver & red, AT&SF Bluebonnet blue & yellow and Burlington Northern Cascade Green. Too bad an Executive... (more)
Only BNSF engines were waiting for service on this day.
Union Pacific closed Burnham Shops on Valentine's Day, 2016. Nearly four months later and DRGW 3006 still sites on one of the few-remaining coach yard tracks on the west side of the yard. 3006 is ... (more)
AMTK 206 backs the California Zephyr into Denver's Union Station, passing under a myriad of catenary structures that feed power to the commuter trains that run between the train station and Denver... (more)
UP 1359 (former DRGW GP40-2) gets ready to lead a small group of centerbeam wood-carrying cars out of the Denver North Yard. Factoid: the standard 73 foot centerbeam flatcar can carry about 200,0... (more)
UP 8965 (SD70AH) has just pulled a freight into the North Yard and the crew of UP 801 (GP38-2) is eager to begin sorting the cars.
BNSF 7202 waits for service along with a few visitors, including a Citirail, Norfolk Southern and a couple 'old school' livery schemes including a couple Burlington Northern units and an AT&SF War... (more)
BNSF 6503 (ES44C4) joins a nice variety of other pumpkins waiting for attention at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
Amtrak 206 leads the California Zephyr out of Denver Union Station and heads toward the Moffat Tunnel and the Rocky Mountains.
A former Southern Pacific engine stopped by the North Yard for servicing. Seeing a SP unit in the Denver area is becoming increasingly uncommon.