DRIR #553 shoves two cars up towards Iron & Metals along a heavily industrialized portion of Franklin Street north of the former Denver Union Stockyards.
Built in July of 1938, DRIR #553 was or... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad has to share a busy Packinghouse Road with truck and cars. Here we see DRIR 1083 (SW1500) taking a cut of gondolas to a recycling facility down the road.
The tight spacing of Packinghouse Road is evident as the Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 navigates the tracks along the busy road.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's #553 (SW8) continues to serve clients in the Stockyards area while demolition continues around them. In the distance we see the iconic Armour water tower that has be... (more)
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 pulls a cut of gondolas past the historic 1898 Exchange Building. The stockyards area continues to be transformed, with the buildings and trees that previous... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's 553 (SW8) is working an area of the stockyards that has undergone a major transformation. Gone now are these trees, which have been removed in advance of nearly $1B ... (more)
The transformation of the area in Denver known as "The Stockyards" is progressing, with many of the industrial buildings having already been demolished. Here we see the Denver Rock Island Railroa... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad switches cars at the old stockyards in Denver, Colorado, on March 30, 2006. DRIR EMD SW1500 No. 1083 is a former Southern Pacific locomotive freshly-painted in the rail... (more)
The redevelopment of the Denver Stockyards is heating up, making for tight quarters as trucks and the Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 maneuver through the area.
Denver Rock Island Railroad NW2 No. 996 is eastbound on the former Rock Island main line into Denver, Colorado, at Silver Yard near the I-70 overpass on April 11, 2006. On the right, contractors l... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 moves a cut of cars across Packinghouse Road in the industrial area in Central Denver known as The Stockyards.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 works the industrial area known as the Stockyards, located in central Denver.
Denver Rock Island Railroad's 553 (SW8) heads toward a cut of gondolas in the Stockyards area. Soon this area will be transformed into a $1B redevelopment, with new facilities for the Denver Stock... (more)
Denver Rock Island Railroad's GP7 backs a cut of cars into a small yard in Denver, Colorado.
The Denver Rock Island Railroad's SW8 navigates over Packinghouse Road as it takes a cut of gondolas to a recycling facility down the road.