At daybreak the crew of UP 844 brings the heat up, evidenced by the dancing flames under the fire box.
A bright Colorado sunrise reflects off the nose of UP 844. The red Mars light which sat just above the headlight has been recently removed, apparently in an effort to backdate the appearance of t... (more)
UP 844 gets a helping hand from UP 6936 (DD40X) while pulling 23 passenger cars (including 7 dome cars). It has just left Denver early in the morning and is headed to Cheyenne, Wyoming to celebra... (more)
BNSF 1603 (SD40-2), still looking good after 34 years, sits with two mates in the East Yard in Longmont, Colorado.
UPY 681 (GP15-1) and GMTX 2682 (GP38-2) wait for their turn to sort a string of freight cars in the 36th Street Yard
BNSF 9308 leads a coal train into the Denver Yard.
UPY 688 (GP15-1) is one of many GEEPS that work the UP North Yard in Denver
UPY 613 (GP15-1) works the noticeable hump in the 36th Street Yard.
BNSF 5028 (Dash944CW) has just brought a load of windmill blades into the North Yard in Ft Collins.
A Warbonnet coming out of the Denver Yard passes an AMTRAK P42DC.
On this visit to the Denver BNSF Engine shop, a couple out-of-towners are spotted dropping by the engine yard for servicing.
BNSF 8129 (SD60M) makes a solo run heading to the Denver Yard.
I wonder how many tons of freight this car has carried over the years.
UP 9146 is one of many C40-8 units sitting in the Burnham Yard Dead Line in Denver.
UP 2300 leads three helpers and a string of freight towards downtown Ft Collins. The cars would later be left in a yard.