UPY 1324 (MP15DC) gets ready to pull empty fuel cans from the fuel island in the North Yard.
UP 1826 (SD40N) sands the track for traction as it sorts cars in the North Yard. Meanwhile a quartet of heavies has just brought a new string of freight into the yard and will soon detach and hea... (more)
BNSF 4672 holds for the green signal and then will lead 6 other BNSF engines and a long freight into the Denver Yard.
A bright setting sun over the North Yard catches a nice variety of power waiting for assignments.
UP 695 pulls a string of rusty hoppers out of the North Yard.
When the UP hosted the lashed down former cars of the Minnesota Zephyr Dinner Train in their North Yard, they put them on a protected track so that they did not get jostled while other cars were b... (more)
This was a good railfanning day at the UP North Yard. We see UP 6435 getting repositioned and the former cars from the Minnesota Zephyr Dinner Train heading to Alamosa to eventually join the Rio ... (more)
UP 703 (former Missouri Pacific GP38-2) works on sorting a string of freight in the North Yard. UP heavy 6276 (AC4400CW) will soon be tasked with taking a freight south towards Denver.
The sun has just crept over the horizon, casting long shadows over the North Yard. UP 1452 (new to the database) is a GP40-2 originally built in 1980 for the Southern Pacific.
UP heavy 6276 (former Southern Pacific AC4400CW) waits for an assembled train while UP 703 (GP38-2) works on sorting cars in the Denver North Yard.
It wont be long before the snow flies in the North Yard and a white blanket transforms an otherwise hot and grimy yard into a winter playground for big toys.
UP and BNSF freight pass through the North Yard, either heading to the Joint Line through Denver or heading north to Westminster or the Moffat Tunnel.
A BNSF special moves past a waiting BNSF 7902 (ES44DC)
A stranger in a strange land. BNSF 6678 is spotted waiting amongst the UP engines in the UP's North Yard.
Sunrise in the UP North Yard catches a variety of light power waiting for the day's assignments.