With the 8070 lead KCKDEN shoving back and clearing the yard switch, a freshly re-crewed empty crude oil train can finally start putting its train together as it prepares to head out of the yard.
Resembling the glory days of when Santa Fe was running the show, La Junta's yard is full of a few trains this afternoon waiting for crews to move them to Denver. This scene of a yard with life is... (more)
After passing through the Junction two hours earlier with a defective rear DPU, the crew and dispatcher have come up with a p... (more)
Sitting in the Baxter siding still waiting for a crew, the bottom unit in this consist receives done TLC from the mechanical department as they try to fix the brake problem that sidelined the 9733... (more)
Rounding the curve past the Pueblo Railway Museum and passing the entrance tracks to the former Rio Grande yard, today’s KCKDEN heads into their yard with a three pack of Dash 9 units up front, th... (more)
As the day is close to coming to an end, the daily KCKDEN heads into the BNSF yard at Pueblo with the sun’s golden rays lighting up itself and the jointed UP mainline rails to its left.
With a collection of engines it plans to take up to Denver, including the remote control unit of BNSF 1719, today's KCKDEN prepares to depart from Pueblo with a rather clean looking Dash 9 at the ... (more)
The daily KCKDEN waits on the Avondale siding as a loaded coal train meets it and a loaded rail train sits on the 1876 built Santa Fe mainline to the left.
With a fresh crew just minutes from taking over, the daily KCKDEN waits on a curved trestle that crosses the Fountain River and is clearly 617.27 miles from its starting point of Kansas City.
Mid-west Consist A colorful mixed freight train passes through the "Junction" with power from three of the seven Class I freight railroads.
The daily KCKDEN, or Kick-Den if you hear it on the radio, waits at Avondale for MoW to finish its daily work before continuing on to Pueblo yard.