A westbound Union Pacific coal train climbs through Clay, Colorado, on the sunny afternoon of March 16, 2011.
It is a cold, frosty morning with subfreezing temperatures as the sun begins to shine on the UP North Yard, casting a glow over the variety of light power.
Resembling the glory days of when Santa Fe was running the show, La Junta's yard is full of a few trains this afternoon waiting for crews to move them to Denver. This scene of a yard with life is... (more)
Still wearing its original BNSF number, the 8274 is a very exciting sight to see at the point of a freight train since many in this class of locomotives have usually been found in the dead lines a... (more)
On a sunny morning in Pueblo, the 302 yard crew positions today’s 101 power which includes a Canadian Pacific visitor as part of the motive power.
From this vantage point, you can see how the Type F (top, as indicated by the 'F70DE' lettering cast into it, Type H couplers have an 'H' cast into them) and Type E (bottom) couplers differ extens... (more)
The 01416 was part of a seventy car caboose class built by the Burnham Shops in Denver beginning in 1940. These seventy cabooses are distinguishable by the use of an all riveted steel sheathing. ... (more)
Plenty of classic photos exist of the two mains at the old crossover at Spruce, CO looking south toward Palmer Lake, but not many exist looking the other way. Here we see a northbound manifest in... (more)
An exSanta Fe 75m leads a northbound BNSF manifest around the big curve into Greenland with the subdivisions namesake Pikes Peak in the distance
Back in May of this year we had our last late snow of the season. This pair of new CREX leasors were assigned pusher duty out of Big Lift, south of Denver and were heading back north to Big Lift a... (more)
A UP remote control engineer brings his engine into the North Yard.
A UP crewman guides 4151 (SD70M) to a waiting string of freight cars in the 36th Street Yard.
Beaten and battered veterans lead a northbound manifest just north of Palmer Lake, CO.
Photo from the 1980s.