Two sets of local power getting trains ready for the day in Golden. Second set of power is 2 SD40-2’s
The rear DPU’s on a loaded coal train dig in to the grade for the climb to Palmer Lake.
The veterans unit leads the Cheyenne Frontier Days train back towards Wyoming passing one of many fields in northern Colorado, while racing away from a thunderstorm in the background.
A nearly 6 hour late late westbound Amtrak California Sephyr leaves Denver behind, and begins its assault on the front range.
Local power idles off in the distance, while 2 former ATSF cabooses sit on a side track! Though nothing of their former glory and graffiti covered, great to find two same roadname Cabeese in the s... (more)
Having just spotted its train, 844 pauses briefly before cutting off the train and moving to a seperate track. The water tank in the background is of D&SL heritage from when steam locos frequented... (more)
After uncoupling from UP1943 and the rest of the train, 844 backs onto a side track in the former DRGW North Yard, where the crew will prepare the engine and train for the Saturday morning trip to... (more)