The remote engineer sends UP 801 to the south end of the UP's North Yard in Denver, where it will work for the next 20 minutes sorting cars back into the yard ladder.
It has been two and a half years since I visited this former Canadian National G8 and it has not moved an inch. This long nose beauty was built in 1954 and operated with the CN until somehow find... (more)
BNSF 3160 (GP50) runs through Louisville on the way to Broomfield, Colorado.
BNSF 1933 (SD40-2) pulls a freight out of the Denver Yard for sorting.
From this angle you can clearly see the extended cab that makes this engine unique. BNSF 3160 is one of five GP50 extended cab engines built in 1985, designed to accommodate a crew of 5 so that t... (more)
BNSF 3160 leads two mates and a freight through Boulder on the way to Louisville, Colorado. This engine is unique and is one of five GP50 extended cab engines built in 1985, designed to accommoda... (more)
A former Burlington Northern GP39-2 pulls a freight out of the Denver yard, which includes a former Burlington Northern caboose.
One of the Colorado Railroad Museum locomotives with a unique work history is UP 4455 (0-6-0). It was built in 1920 by Lima Locomotive Works and worked the Denver rail yards until it was sold in 1... (more)
Yet another spectacular sunrise greets the riders of Denver RTD's commuter rail.
You can usually find a nice variety of BNSF and visiting power at the BNSF Engine Servicing Facility in downtown Denver. Here we see a freshly painted UP 7107, a Pony from the east, a Warbonnet, ... (more)
The catch of the day: BNSF 2700 (GP39-2) lines up next to BNSF 1933 (SD40-2) in the Denver Yard.
BNSF 7554 (ES44DC) leads a rail train past the lakes of the Valmont Power Plant in Boulder, Colorado.
BNSF 7105 (ES44C4) leads a Warbonnet, a pony and a long freight out of Fort Collins and heads towards Loveland, Colorado.
BNSF 6909 (ES44C4) brings loaded autoracks into the Denver Yard.
If you come to Denver you should stop by the 48th Avenue Viaduct (just east of Kalamath Street). From that vantage point you can easily watch and photograph the UP's North Yard as well as catch i... (more)