Coal loaded train of UP going through Commerce City heading west towards North Yard in Denver CO.
By August of 2016, the searchlight signals located along the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision were in their final days. Replacement signals had been installed from Fraser all the way to Bond. In this ... (more)
Big mountains, big trains, big power. Moving heavy trains through the Rocky Mountains is no easy task. 100+ car coal trains often utilize mid train DPUs (Distributed Power Units), such as t... (more)
UP heavies stack up in the North Yard, perhaps as part of a power move to a storage facility.
UP 7374 (AC45CCTE) brings a freight past the North Yard in Denver.
AMTK 120 is on point as the California Zephyr pulls into Union Station. Notice that Denver's RTD had not yet finished installing the numerous catenary structures that now dominate the area.
BNSF 7288 (ES44DC) plows through an intense snow storm at speed in Commerce City, Colorado.
Led by brand-new GE ES44DC No. 7628, a BNSF employee special passenger train rounds the curve along Lower Church Lake between Westminster and Broomfield, Colorado, on the morning of June 8, 2007.
Amtrak’s Winter Park Express led by P42DC No. 156 sits on Track 5 at Denver Union Station as seen from the rear dome window of California Zephyr dome-observation car “Silver Solarium” departing th... (more)
A colorful collection of engines sit in the yard at the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver, including a BNSF SD70MAC, a CIT Leasing SD60 and a former SOO Lines SD60.
Amtrak’s Winter Park Express ski train, on the left, and the westbound California Zephyr sit on Track Nos. 5 and 4 at Denver Union Station and are reflected by the a glass atrium between the platf... (more)
A trio of BNSF D9's struggle to lug this heavy general freight up the very steep grade along the former DRGW mainline in Colorado on a very comfortable mountain afternoon.
Glenwood Canyon, Colorado has several short railroad tunnels along the Rio Grande main line. Here the Rio Grande Zephyr emerges from one of them.
Slowly but surely the BNSF in transitioning into an all-Heritage Orange painted fleet.
The geese are flying as BNSF 1680 and 1984 (both former BN SD40-2's) head into the Denver Yard to sort freight cars.