It is my understanding that UP 6290 (AC4400CW) is THE last Southern Pacific painted unit on the UP active roster. She was muscling an empty coal through Commerce City, Colorado and headed north o... (more)
CitiRail 1340 (ES44AC) shoves an empty coal past the oil refineries in Commerce City, Colorado.
BNSF 2828 was built in 1962 for the CB&Q and wore the iconic red and white scheme. It was later pressed into service for the Burlington Northern and wore Cascade Green. With the BNSF it has worn... (more)
ConAgra 1134 (SW1200) makes a rare appearance after shuffling some hoppers at a grain silo in Commerce City, Colorado. They don't run this critter often so seeing her operate is a treat.
BNSF 2392 (GP39-3) brings in a fresh batch of oil cans to the refinery in Commerce City, Colorado.
The 'Bomb Cyclone' blizzard conditions that the crews had to cope with were incredible, with Denver actually recording a gust of 90 miles per hour. This was the same storm that blew a container t... (more)
The freezing, wet snow and blizzard conditions of the 'Bomb Cyclone' required the crew to stop at every switch to ensure they were clean and functional.
The 'Bomb Cyclone' snowstorm hit Denver hard, with blizzard whiteout conditions and heavy snows most of the day. In the bitter cold the crew of BNSF 1892 (SD40-2) still managed to shuffle oil can... (more)
A Northbound Denver to Cheyenne mixed freight.
BNSF 2342 (GP38-2) holds station with a string of oil cans. Once cleared the train will take the Brush Sub into Denver from Commerce City.
BNSF 6023 (ES44AC) runs between two refineries in Commerce City as it shoves an empty coal train back to North Dakota.
UP 844 crosses the South Platte River on the Belt Line as it heads for the UP main track which will take it to Cheyenne Wyoming.
UP 844 leaves Denver behind and runs past the refineries of Commerce City on its way to Cheyenne, Wyoming. This will be the last year of this special Cheyenne Frontier Day train unless someone i... (more)
In blizzard conditions UPY 618 (ex Missouri Pacific GP15-1) crosses Brighton Boulevard and delivers a set of oil cans to a refinery in Commerce City, Colorado.
The fast speed of BNSF 6150 swirls the falling snow as it muscles a coal train through commerce City, Colorado.