The early morning commuter rail train to Westminster runs on an elevated section of track by the Union Pacific's North Yard in Denver, Colorado.
The evening California Zephyr runs past the BNSF's intermodal facility which sits adjacent to the UP's North Yard in Denver.
A trio of light power, lead by UP 1350 (ex DRGW GP40-2) gets ready to head south out of the North Yard.
Having just spotted its train, 844 pauses briefly before cutting off the train and moving to a seperate track. The water tank in the background is of D&SL heritage from when steam locos frequented... (more)
After uncoupling from UP1943 and the rest of the train, 844 backs onto a side track in the former DRGW North Yard, where the crew will prepare the engine and train for the Saturday morning trip to... (more)
It seems the majority of the rolling stock passing through the North Yard these days are center-beam cars full of lumber to feed the rapid development along the Front Range of Colorado.
A trio of heavies wait in the North Yard to be assigned to take an empty coal back over the Rocky Mountains via the Moffat Tunnel.
A former Denver & Rio Grande Western GP40-2 (UP 1370) waits for orders in the UP's North Yard.
UP 688 (GP38-2) muscles a long cut of cars out of the North Yard for sorting.
Having arrived at the former D&RGW 'North Yard' in Denver, CO UP 844 slips passed UP 'Spirit' no.1943 and the CFD varnish. Due to the CFD special's length the '800' will need to tie down in an adj... (more)
A trio of Union Pacific engines catch the last rays of sun before a severe thunderstorm rolls in to Little Rock.
Former Southern SD40-2, 3246, and Southern GP38-2, 5216, along with former N&W SD40-2, 6102, idle away at Winston-Salem's North Yard awaiting their next assignment.
Of the light power spotted in the UP's north yard on this cold and snowy day, UP 703 is an ex Missouri Pacific GP38-2 and UP 1616, 1653 and 1883 are all SD40-2's.
UP 703 (GP38-2) and UP 1616 (SD40-2) work the North Yard shuffling freight cars in the snow.
There is lots of activity in the UP's North Yard on a cold January morning.