A variety of BNSF and UP power wait for servicing or assignments at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver.
BNSF's Chicgo to Denver Z-train makes the last turn on its run as it heads towards the Intermodal yard at Rennix. The Denver skyline is seen in the background as the train passes CP DS 000, Milepo... (more)
A newly rebuilt UP 1826 (SD40N) works the last car in a string in the 36th Street Yard while UP 6609 (AC4400CW) waits for orders.
Here is a good profile shot of DRIR 553 (SW8). I can find little information as to the history of this engine. If anybody knows its history please send in a comment.
DRIR 553 (SW8) has just dropped off a cut of condolas onto a siding in an industrial area in north Denver and is ready to move on to another client.
A winter storm from last weekend blanketed the Colorado Rockies with fresh heavy wet snow. Seen here, Union Pacific ES44AC No. 5461 leads the Roper Yard, Utah to North Yard, Colorado manifest down... (more)
An April snowstorm dumped over three feet of fresh wet snow up in Colorado's high country. Seen here, a westbound unit train consisting of all empty gondolas notches up after getting a light out o... (more)
Twilight December 4 in the final days of the 1965 Colorado sugar campaign, Great Western Sugar Company 13, an 0-4-0T, simmers at the Loveland plant. Long after steam has vanished elsewhee from eve... (more)
Portrait of a dinkie. In November, 1958, 0-4-0T number 13, a 1929 product of Davenport Locomotive Works, was shepherding cars of sugar beets at Great Western Sugar Company’s Loveland plant, its pe... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's 1083 (SW1500) pulls three gondolas full of scrap metal for a client in north Denver.
A couple of small thunderstorms move east over the plains as BNSF ES44AC No. 6057 leads a loaded coal train through the old US&S Vader signals between Atwood and Merino, Colorado along Union Pacif... (more)
Coal empties make the grade at Palmer Lake as BNSF 9223 heads north on a nice, late spring afternoon.
Storm clouds build overhead as BNSF 8411 starts out of "The Sag" at Spruce for its final push to the summit at Palmer Lake, CO. The DRGW signal still remains here, but for how much longer?
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the westbound California Zephyr through Pinecliffe and on toward the Continental Divide
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the westbound California Zephyr through the tight confines of south boulder creek canyon