If you are visiting Denver and want a good place to watch trains, try West 48th Avenue, from which you can see the Union Pacific's North Yard and the adjacent engine servicing facilities.
A variety of BNSF units huddle together waiting for service.
The morning Amtrak train heads out from Union Station, passing the BNSF engine servicing yard and a visiting Ferromex SD70ACe.
The down side of shuffling freight cars via remote control engines is that the operator typically has to stand outside, and in the winter time in Colorado that means subfreezing temperatures.
A very odd couple in the form of a butt-head and a triclops work the classification tracks this morning at the famous North Yard in Denver.
UP 9135 waits for servicing at the BNSF engine facility in Denver.
UP 1479 leads a mixed freight out of the Denver Yard and over the South Platte River.
Santa Fe GE B23-7 6368 is only two months old.
C&S SD40 877 and other units are being serviced at Denver.
Clean Union Pacific GP30 835 pulls a cut of cars in Denver.
A BNSF transfer with a long cut of coal hoppers passes by the end of RTD’s light rail line to Union Station in a view at Lodo (lower downtown) Denver from the 18th Street pedestrian bridge over Co... (more)
A mixed bag of engines wait for word to head to the Denver Yard in elephant formation.
Ohio crane ATSF 199463 waits in the Denver BNSF engine yard among a variety of BNSF, UP and CP power.
Originally built as an SD45-2 for the Santa Fe in 1973, this BNSF SD40-2R and a fellow EMD SD40-2 are busy working Rennick yard in Denver.
A fire-scarred SD70MAC in the 'Executive' paint scheme takes a loaded coal train out of the Denver Yard.