UP 7717 (AC45CCTE) leads a sand train out of the west end of the massive UP yard in Cheyenne, Wyoming, passing under the iconic C&S bridge.
A visit to the historic Union Pacific roundhouse and yard in Cheyenne is a feast for the eyes. The place oozes history, as evidenced by the vintage rolling stock, cabooses and the odd baggage car... (more)
UP 8691 (SD70ACe) waits in front of the Cheyenne Depot for a green light to head east with a container train.
The day after the massive blizzard socked Colorado and the mid-west, AMTK 160 leads a nose-battered California Zephyr into Denver. The train was over 12 hours late, due in part to the massive flo... (more)
The 'Bomb Cyclone' blizzard conditions that the crews had to cope with were incredible, with Denver actually recording a gust of 90 miles per hour. This was the same storm that blew a container t... (more)
The 'Bomb Cyclone' was a short but fierce storm, with horizontal winds coating just about everything in the UP's North Yard with a layer ice and snow, including this SD60.
The freezing, wet snow and blizzard conditions of the 'Bomb Cyclone' required the crew to stop at every switch to ensure they were clean and functional.
The 'Bomb Cyclone' snowstorm hit Denver hard, with blizzard whiteout conditions and heavy snows most of the day. In the bitter cold the crew of BNSF 1892 (SD40-2) still managed to shuffle oil can... (more)
Warbonnet 723 moves along a double stack train at the BNSF intermodal facility in Denver. It will lash up to the front and then take it north to Fort Collins, Colorado.
This restored bay window beauty was spotted in the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver and is used as a snow bus, shuttling fresh crews into the mountains on the Moffat Line to swap for crews tha... (more)
BNSF 5735 (ES44AC) leads a load of coal south of Castle Rock, Colorado.
UP 7512 (AC45CCTE) drew APU duty for a loaded coal train that just pulled into the UP's North Yard in Denver, and UP 6072 (AC4400CW-CTE) leaves the North Yard and heads toward the Moffat Tunnel wi... (more)
A relative newcomer to the UP's North Yard in Denver is UP 1835, a SD40R-2. It is teamed up with UP 700, a former Missouri Pacific GP38-2.
Warbonnet 689 (DASH 9) gets repositioned in the BNSF engine servicing yard in Denver, moving past a visiting UP SD70ACe.
BNSF 3020 (GP40M) is one of the many former BN units that can be found working the Denver Yard.