It's the Dead Line for a bunch of UP engines waiting in the UP Burnham Yard in Denver, including C40-8's and C41-8W's.
UPY 577 working solo while sorting cars in the 36th Street Yard.
The sun has just peaked up over the horizon as UP 5425 (ES44AC) leads some heavy muscle, intent on pulling a load of tank cars into the 36th Street Yard.
It's not every day you get to see a pair of cascade green Geeps working the Denver Yard. BNSF 2700 (GP39-2) pairs up with 1506 (GP28M) and heads to the yard to shuffle freight cars.
BNSF 1892 (SD40-2) passes Santa Fe 3178 (GP-50) on the way to the engine servicing facility.
The BNSF engine servicing yard is full of colorful power, including a couple visitors from UP and CSX.
Three US flagged UP heavies bring a string of coal cars into the 36th Street Yard.
Two BNSF and one UP power help move a line of freight cars past the Riverside Cemetary and into Denver. Some of the headstones of the cemetary date back to 1870's.
A string of new coal comes into Denver from the northeast, passing the old Riverside Cemetary with it's historic headstones.
Form follows function. The sleek shape of the Amtrak P42DC passenger unit contrasts with the nose of the GP38-2, built for the slow and steady freight business.
It's a colorful morning at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver. Warbonnets, pumpkins, cascade greens, an EMDX blue, and a blue and yellow Santa Fe in the rear.
A mix of power (GP15-1, GP38-2 and MP15DC) works the 36th Street Yard shuffling freight.
The early morning sunlight catches EMDX 9004 moving over the snow-covered tracks that lead to the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
BNSF 745 (Dash944CW) leads a freight of tanker cars onto a parallel track as the third engine lays down a smoke trail along the way.
"Houston we have a problem". On a crisp day in December of 2011, the morning Amtrak train heading to Denver's Union Station had two cars (baggage 1242 and Crew Dorm 39028) jump the track. Here t... (more)