The UP heavies are in the house. UP 7467 (ES44AC) joins a variety of other heavy units in the North Yard, waiting for either servicing or assignments.
The remote operator of UP 1357 has just finished sorting a string of freight cars and heads to the top of the ladder to grab another string.
You can see two former Denver Rio Grande Western engines in this shot - UP 1345 (GP40-2 built in 1974) and UP 1357 (GP40-2 built in 1972).
Geeps dominate the UP's North Yard, including UP 1345 (a former Denver Rio Grande Western GP40-2), UPY 647 (former Missouri Pacific GP15-1), UP 700 (former MP GP38-2) and UP 2199 (former MP GP38-2... (more)
The icicles on UPY 618 tell the story. A deep freeze along the Front Range makes for a miserable day operating the remotes in the UP's North Yard.
Many variety of locomotives, performing maneuvers, in maintenance, or just waiting for service, in Union Pacific facility at North Yard, Denver, all this seen from 48th Ave, a unique advantage poi... (more)
A fresh layer of snow overnight covers the UP's North Yard. Among the power waiting for service or assignment is UP 1422, a GP40-2 built in 1980 for the Southern Pacific.
The North Yard in Denver offers a unique advantage point to photograph and video yard operations of the Union Pacific. The adjacent elevated viaduct has no fences to obstruct the view and the yar... (more)
This is probably the most engines I have seen in the UP’s North Yard for about two years. I count 47 engines, and least 9 different types from the number boards that can be seen. Included are UP... (more)
A few years ago it was not uncommon to see 3 or 4 MP15 engines working the UP's North and 36th Street Yards. Now they are gone, with GP15-1's (ex-Missouri Pacific engines) doing most of the sortin... (more)
UP 8552 (SD70ACe) sits next to UP 1425 (ex Southern Pacific GP40) as it gets serviced at the North Yard in Denver.
It's a busy day in the UP's North Yard as engines are coming and going.
From this angle the NRE Genset engines look like MP15's on steroids. UPY 2740 was spotted in the UP's North Yard in Denver.
UPY 681 was built for the Missouri Pacific in 1982. You can find a number of the former MoPac GP15-1's in the various yards around the Denver area.
The setting sun casts long shadows as this evening's California Zephyr runs past the UP's North Yard and BNSF's intermodal facility and will soon arrive at Denver's Union Station.