It is well below freezing as the sun begins to dip behind the mountains. Sitting all alone in the Union Pacific's North Yard is BNSF 4353 (Dash-9), waiting for a UP partner and a string of freigh... (more)
A trio of UP GP15-1’s (all ex-Missouri Pacific engines) work the 36th Street Yard. You can often find a number of these 30+ year-old ‘baby tunnel motor’ engines working the North and 36th Street y... (more)
There is a friendly wave between crews as BNSF 2854 gets ready to switch tracks while BNSF 6377 brings an empty coal train into the Denver Yard.
Stop by the UP's North Yard in Denver on a sunny day and you'll be treated to a variety of power and colorful collection of freight cars.
Waiting for a call on a freight train east, three Rock Island locomotives rest at Rio Grande’s North Yard in Denver, Colorado, in August 1979. Motley lettering on some swapped doors decorating the... (more)
An eastbound coal train with all six headlights blazing is about to cross the Belt Line at Utah Junction.
BNSF 2273 (GP38-2) climbs out of the Denver Yard and over the hump, looking for a string of freight cars to sort.
Two Union Pacific remote control engineers head to the North Yard with UPY 625 (GP15-1) and UP 9769 (Dash944CW).
CP 8870 (ES44AC) visits the BNSF engine servicing facility. The BNSF leases 58 ES44AC and AC4400CW units from Canadian Pacific and these can be found in the Denver Yard hauling mixed freights.
The D&RGW has added a dome of its own (which came from the C&O) and with five F units, Train 17 California Zephyr leaves Denver Union Terminal headed through the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Th... (more)
Still on David Moffat’s descending 2 percent grade, BN’s Inspection train on the D&RGW nears Denver and the return to BN rails on Sept. 30, 1987.
Five colorful visitors from different carriers are in the BNSF engine servicing yard, including the Union Pacific, Canadian National, Norfolk Southern, CSXT and Canadian Pacific.
UP 9200 (C40-8) visits the BNSF engine facility, along with a couple CEFX units in the back.
UP 703 (GP38-2) and UP 1616 (SD40N) work to sort a string of freight in the North Yard.
DRIR 1083 (SW1500) works a stretch of track in an industrial area adjacent to the Denver Stock Show grounds. Soon livestock and vendors will be moving through the rail yard.