Here is a profile shot of Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 #553.
It gets crowded along Packinghouse Road in Denver, but the crew of the Denver Rock Island Railroad are used to it.
DRIR 553 moves a cut of gondolas into a small yard in central Denver.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's 80 year old SW8 moves a cut of gondolas past the exchange building at the Stock Yards in central Denver.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW1500 works the small industrial area known as the Stockyards.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW1500 crosses Packinghouse Road with a pair of hoppers.
While the tracks used by the Denver Rock Island Railroad are old, and perhaps not what you might call 'class I' quality, they do their job just fine.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad has been working these tracks since 2005 when the DRIR acquired the Stock Yard Lead from the Union Pacific Railroad. Although still functional, the tracks in this a... (more)
There's a storm on the horizon and the crew of DRIR 1083 works to deliver some gondolas and tank cars to customers on the north end of their Denver territory.
It is uncertain if the pending stock show complex redevelopment will solve the close quarter running of the Denver Rock Island Railroad's engine along Packinghouse Road.
If you like the Denver Rock Island Railroad you might want to visit their Denver operation soon. The area that they serve (one of the last true industrial areas left called 'The Stockyards') is a... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad will occasionally use their SW8 to shuffle cars in the stockyards service area when their SW1500 is not available.
DRIR 1083 (SW1500) moves a cut of gondolas to a client in the Denver Stockyards.
DRIR 1083 plays in the street north of the Denver Stockyards.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's 1083 (SW1500) pulls a small freight out of the industrial park in central Denver.