Dawn is beginning to break as RTD 4026 (HyundaiP3 Eagle) runs over the elevated section of the commuter rail line that spans the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver, Colorado.
A near-blizzard condition has settled in for most of the I-25 corridor this morning with #4014 leaving for Cheyenne a day earlier than originally scheduled....but to avoid the Thanksgiving holiday... (more)
More Executive MACs are showing up in the Denver area with most being assigned to coal trains that run through the Denver area. BNSF 9709 regularly leads the 'beer train' that runs between Denver... (more)
Grinstein Executive MAC BNSF 9658 belches smoke as it starts up in the BNSF engine servicing facility in Denver, Colorado.
Recently refurbished light power wait in the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver. UP 700 was built in 1980 as a GP38-2 for the Missouri Pacific Railroad.
#844 remained in Denver an extra day following the final run of the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special, while the consist ran ahead to Council Bluffs. This allowed them to pick up some fr... (more)
A veteran UPY 691 (GP15-1) waits for a mate to pair up and then will sort cars in the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver, Colorado.
A number of Union Pacific SD40N (former SD40-2's) are currently working in the North Yard sorting freight cars throughout the day.
#844 remained in Denver following the end of the 2018 CFD special while the train ran back to Council Bluffs. It went back to Cheyenne under its own power with some freight in tow.
#844 eases out of DUS with the Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special.
While it is fairly common to see an Executive MAC running DPU duty on a coal train, finding two paired together is much more rare. These two are waiting for assignments in the BNSF engine servicin... (more)
This 43 year old veteran still wears its Burlington Northern Cascade Green paint after all these years.
#844 highballs out of Denver after a trek over from North Yard with what was the annual Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days special. This would turn out to be the final run.
Light snow is falling in Denver as BNSF 1652 (SD40-2) heads towards the Denver Yard for a morning of sorting freight cars in the frigid temperatures.
A spring snowstorm blankets the Denver, Colorado, area as Union Pacific locomotives rest into the night of April 15, 2013, at UP’s former Rio Grande North Yard locomotive facility.