On April 8, 1966, a matched set of GP30s and GP30Bs sweep under the north-south runway at Denver’s Stapleton Airport with the KCLAX, UP’s Kansas City-Los Angeles hotshot. The train has been runnin... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad keeps this 66 year old NW2 active, and it is often found working the small rail yard near the old Stapleton Airport.
UP 3416 (SD40-2) takes a freight from the small yard east of the former Stapleton Airport. If you look closely you can see a UP coal train in the distance that would use the same track later.
UP 6764 (AC4400CW) heads out of Denver on a sunny day.
UP 732 and HLCX 1057 (Both GP38-2's) sit on a Stapleton siding waiting for the call.
A self portrait of me taking a shot of 57 313 heading past Stapleton Shropshire with a loco hauled service to Holyhead from Cardiff.The other shot is here
57 313 heads past Stapleton Shropshire with a loco hauled service to Holyhead from Cardiff.
One of the late survivors, still entirely in DRGW markings in May of 2004, UP (ex-DRGW) 3129 rests at Stapleton, CO.