A pair of Canadian Pacific visitors point north while a pair of Norfolk Southern visitors point south, all waiting to head back to the Denver Yard and connect with an assigned freight.
UPY 661 works the 36th Street Yard with other Geeps while the heavies wait for their assignments.
Bluebonnet 166 helps reposition CN 2294 in the BNSF engine servicing yard.
There are a number of Bluebonnet Geeps that work the Denver Yard shuffling cars. BNSF 2854 (GP39-2) still looks good on point.
An ex-MoPac GP15-1 built in December of 1976 shares yard duty with a former Rio Grande motor as they both take a break today at the UP’s 36th street yard.
Every now and then you can still spot a patched Southern Pacific unit in the Denver UP North Yard.
The armour yellow on UP heavies seem to fade to more of a grey poupon color.
Colorado & Southern 2-8-0 no. 608 surrounded by freight cars in the yard behind Denver Union Station in 1958. Photograph by more)
You can often find the various MP15 units (AC and DC) in the North Yard paired with the many variety of Geeps which share the humping duties, including GP15-1's, GP38-2's and former D&RGW GP40-2's... (more)
A group of "Cadillacs" with no work to do on a cloudy Independence Day.
Two private charter cars tag along the back of the morning Amtrak train heading to California, passing the UP North Yard on its way to the Moffat Tunnel.
A newcomer to the UP North Yard in Denver (and the RP data base) is UPY 1449, a MP15AC switcher built in 1975 for the Southern Pacific. Like many of the former SP MP15 fleet, this one has been re... (more)
CB&Q California Zephyr dome-observation “Silver Solarium” rests on Track 5 at Denver Union Station on the night of October 15, 2014. This car is now operated by California Zephyr Railcar Charters.
The UP needed some heavy muscle to pull this long train of Vestas wind mill turbine parts.
The hostler was moving five locomotives in reverse when he sliced a semi truck in half that drove onto the track at a warehouse. The trucker was not injured. Photo from the 1980s.