A good chance to compare the noses of an SD40-2 (BNSF 1700) with a GP15-1 (UPY 577) as they wait for the OK to move through the 36th Street Yard.
Even with a combined 5,300 horsepower, UPY 681 (GP15-1) and UP 2278 (SD60M) strain to pull a string of freight cars out of the 36th Street Yard.
A colorful line up in the 36th Street Yard features a red HLCX unit, two yellow UP and two blue GATX engines.
Baby tunnel motor UPY 577 (GP15-1) takes a freight into the south entrance of the 36th Street Yard
Every now and then you can find a special paint scheme in the rail yards, such as this UP veteran box car which still carries the 1960's slogan Automated Railway. Although a bit faded, it is amaz... (more)
A trio of EMD's are in the 36th Street Yard - UP 2361 (SD60M) waits for an assignment while UP 1211 (GP39-2) and UP 1425 (GP40-2) sort cars.
UP 2300 is ready to lead a mixed freight out of the North Yard, while UPY 1324 (MP15DC) assembles cars for another string.
Springtime in the Colorado Rockies as a late snow storm dumped between 6 inches and a foot of wet snow along the Colorado front range and the foothills.
A couple of baby tunnel motors work the 36th Street Yard
UP 4924 (SD70M) teams up with a BNSF ES44C4 in the 36th Street Yard.
A crew has just brought a SD60M 'Cyclops' into the yard while two Geeps shuffle strings of freight cars.
The flashing beacon on the cab is an indicator that UPY 586 is being operated remotely.
3500 horses pulling hard in the UP 36th Street Yard.
Looking great for being a 39 year old GP38-2, UP 553 shuffles a string of hoppers in the 36th Street Yard
UP triple header waits in the 36th Street Yard.