In the last moments of evening light, Amtrak 135 (P42DC) gets ready to back the California Zephyr into Denver's Union Station in lower downtown.
Long live the Warbonnet
BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) crosses the South Platte River as it works shuffling cars in the Denver Yard.
A colorful CIT 6004 (SD60) moves from the BNSF Denver Yard through the snow towards the downtown engine servicing facility to take on fuel and sand. The shade of CIT blue and the Cascade Green of... (more)
A pair of LMX units are being prepared to leave the diesel service shops in Denver for their next train assignment.
GECX 8000 begins to move out of the diesel service area, which is full of various Burlington Northern and a couple of LMX diesel locomotives.
On some days, visiting the BNSF operations in Denver is like you entered Mr. Peabody's WABAC (wayback) time machine. Here we see a pair of former Burlington Northern cascade green engines working ... (more)
You can also currently find a number of former Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway engines working the Denver Yard. Basking in the last minutes of a Colorado sunset, here we see 2854 (GP39-2) b... (more)
It is still possible to find former Burlington Northern Cascade Green units running around the Denver area. This pair was spotted shuffling cars in the Denver Yard.
There are trains moving in and out of the BNSF's yard in Denver. BNSF 9383 (SD70ACe) shoves an empty coal into the yard, which is passing a loaded oil can train which is exiting the yard.
BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) works the Denver Yard, crossing over the South Platte River as it sorts a string of freight.
A pair of Geeps hold position in the BNSF Denver Yard along with a rare sight; a BN caboose free of graffiti. BNSF 2587 is a GP39-3 in the Heritage III scheme and BNSF 2700 is a GP39-2 still weari... (more)
Faded Warbonnet 670 is on point going through the Denver Yard.
Foster Townsend Rail Logistics' FTRL 8201 (ex-Canadian Pacific), was spotted in the Denver Yard waiting to lash up to an outbound freight.
The California Zephyr slowly passes through the Denver Yard as workers replace a section of bad rail.