Over 30 year old, UPY 661 is still active in the 36th Street Yard in Denver
The UP Yard is full of power on Easter morning as over 50 engines wait for either service or assignments.
Not in Kansas any more. A lone Kansas visitor- KCS 3914 (SD70MAC)- is spotted in the BNSF engine shop yard in Denver.
Form follows function. The shapes of the two engines - BNSF 1929 (SD40-2) and AMTK 147 (P42DC) - indicate their purpose.....one to pull freight and one to speed passengers across the country.
UP 695 makes smoke as it pulls a string of rusty hoppers out of the 36th Street Yard.
There were some interesting sights at the UP North Yard - these old passenger cars sitting next to UPY 669 were being shipped on flat cars and were the talk of the yard. The cars were named - fro... (more)
3 Geeps stand in formation in the 36th Street Yard - HLCX 1089 (GP38M-2), GMTX 2678 (GP38-2) and UP 700 (GP15-1)
The weather is as cold as the coal that winds its way through downtown Denver, adjacent to the light rail line that connects the central business district with outlying neighborhoods.
UP 7254 leads a load of steel out of the 36th Street Yard in Denver.
Its early morning and BNSF 6088 (ES44AC) waits for the call to team up with two other mates and head to the Denver Yard.
UPY 681 (GP15-1) and GMTX 2135 (GP38-2) sit on a siding in the 36th Street Yard waiting for orders.
BNSF 6962 and team get a manned escort into the Denver Yard where they will hook up to a string of freight cars
Warbonnet BNSF 707 leads a string of tank cars through Denver.
UPY 1324 and LLPX 2227 team up to move freight in the UP North Yard in Denver
A couple UP crewmembers head to their engine and a day of shuffling freight cars in the North Yard.