It was bound to happen. It has been nearly two years since the UP closed their Burnham Yard operations, and vandals have been able to frequent the previously busy rail yard. An icon of the Denve... (more)
Although the Burnham shops have been closed for many months and the main Burnham Yard tracks have been removed, there still sits a time capsule of DRGW power on the west side of the Burnham compl... (more)
An unusual pairing of UP power heads to the Burnham Yard.
Union Pacific closed Burnham Shops on Valentine's Day, 2016. Nearly four months later and DRGW 3006 still sites on one of the few-remaining coach yard tracks on the west side of the yard. 3006 is ... (more)
The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
UP 5819 brings a number of units into the Burnham Yard, perhaps for repairs as 6592 and 7320 seem to have suffered a fire as evidenced by the extinguisher powder residue.
UP 3281 is a 40 year old SD40-2 which has spent its last seven years in the Denver Burnham Yard Dead Line. It appears that it is being slowly cannibalized or vandalized and it is unlikely that th... (more)
UPY 1103 (SW1500) waits with other tired UP engines in the Dead Line at the Burnham Yard, hopeful that another chance at life happens via sale at a future auction. Many of the former SW1500 resid... (more)
Having seen active service from 1962 to 1998, this privately owned GP30 waits for a thorough restoration to bring it back to its former glory. It is currently stored along with a work train at th... (more)
UP 1132 and 1149 (SW1500's) are waiting in the Denver UP Burnham Shop Dead Line to be sold.
UPY 1149 (Ex Southern Pacific SW1500) was sold at the Burnham Yard in Denver and is now operating in Arizona with Kingman Terminal Railroad as GKTR 1541.
Built in 1968 and still working the yards in Denver
The UP Dead Line at the Burnham Yard in Denver includes a variety of old power, including UP 9180 (C40-8) and the colorful UP 3300 (SD40-2) in United Way markings.
CP 8704 and 8523 entering Burnham Yard on a sunny, yet cold March afternoon.
Two Milwaukee Road F-units sit in between jobs as "trimmers." Working in sets of two, they pulled cuts of cars out of the far end of the hump yard and assembled them into trains.