Its the 'blue hour' on the RTD Commuter Rail line.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad operates under tight conditions on Packinghouse Road in Denver.
BNSF 5047 (Dash 9) leans into an elevated curve while leading a long freight (with Warbonnet in third position), heading into Loveland, Colorado.
BNSF 4095 (Dash 9) leads a mixed bag of 7 engines and a long freight out of the Denver Yard, including a Union Pacific stow-away in the rear of the bunch.
BNSF 2778 started life in 1975 with the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe as a GP39-2. It has lost its Bluebonnet paint scheme and has been assimilated into the Heritage III BNSF Borg collective.
BNSF 573 (B40-8W) engages the turbo afterburner to muscle a heavy load out of the bowl in the Denver Yard. Is it me......or does that turbo fire look....'happy'?
I think the technical term for this is 'No Bueno'. The turbo on BNSF 573 (B40-8W) is blowing flame as it pulls a heavy load out of the Denver Yard.
Omnitrax's SD40-3 pulls a freight over the Cache la Poudre River in downtown Fort Collins, Colorado.
The Norfolk Southern pays a visit to the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver, Colorado.
The Great Western Railway still operates a SW1 at the small yard in Johnstown, Colorado.
UP 1842 (former Southern Pacific GP40-2) shows off a new paint job in the 36th Street Yard.
A pair of BNSF Executives sort a string of coal cars at the BNSF yard in Longmont, Colorado.
A matched set of Executive Mac's wait for assignment in Longmont, Colorado.
Today's itinerary for the Denver Rock Island Railroad's 1083 (SW1500) is to sort a collection of gondolas in the Stockyards area.
DRIR 1083 moves a cut of gondolas along Packinghouse Road in an area known as the Stockyards. In the background is the water tower to the old Armour meat processing plant, which in the 1920's was... (more)