The weather is as cold as the coal that winds its way through downtown Denver, adjacent to the light rail line that connects the central business district with outlying neighborhoods.
The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Light Rail line runs next to the Joint Line through Denver. Here a local UP freight heads south through Denver while pushing a load of wood, and is pace... (more)
Denver’s RTD light rail train runs past the dormant Gates Rubber Company factory, which used to make automotive belts and hoses and closed in 2001.
The light and heavy rail lines run side by side in lower downtown Denver. What at one time was a seedy industrial area has now been transformed with high-end condominiums.
A Nine Mile-bound train turns the corner from 14th Street to California Street on a crisp autumn evening in downtown Denver. The pedestrians seem oblivious to the giant black bear peering into th... (more)
Denver light rail passing the UP yard just south of downtown Denver. RTD 203 waits for a southbounder at the 10th and Osage platform before heading the last few blocks into downtown Denver. A stri... (more)
RTD 228 on approach to the Convention Center in Denver.
A Denver RTD "C Line" train begins it run to Littleton/Mineral as it departs from the Union Station LRV station.
RTD of Denver #209 seen here crossing 15th street enroute to the Convention Center.
With Denver's beautiful skyline in the background, RTD C-Line train #32 departs Denver's Union Station for Mineral-Littleton.
Wrecked coal cars are lined up out of the way of track repairs. The involved light rail commuter train can be seen in the distance. No serious injuries.
Crews clean up after a derailment from the day before. Several cars of a coal train turned over and caused a light rail train to come off the adjacent track as well.
A line of light rail vehicles waits at the new Elati shop for the opening day of the southeast line in November.