The Cascade Green Burlington Northern paint on BNSF 1680 (SD40-2) still looks pretty good after 45 years. The unit was built for the BN in March of 1973, when Richard Nixon was President and gas ... (more)
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.
I miss seeing the Smurf blue GATX units in the UP yards. You could spot one among the sea of Armour Yellow engines form a mile away.
Two former Burlington Northern SD40-2's cross the South Platte River with a string of cars from the Denver Yard.
UP 688 strains to pull a cut of cars out of the North Yard for sorting.
The North Yard is busy with GEEPS sorting freight and heavies receiving fuel and sand.
The California Zephyr pulls away from Denver's Union Station. Since this photo was taken this area has seen a building boom, with high rise office buildings and expensive apartments and condos.
It wont be too long before you'll be hard pressed to find any former Burlington Northern SD40-2's wearing Cascade Green. They will all eventually get painted into the Heritage III paint.
Bluebonnet 1760 is ringed by pumpkins as they wait for service at the Denver BNSF engine servicing facility.
BNSF 1081 leads a colorful group of engines from the Denver Yard.
A couple of GAXTX units make a colorful addition to the UP's North Yard in Denver.
The California Zephyr leaves Denver on a sunny, summer day.
RTD commuter rail #4013 runs past the Union Pacific's 36th Street Yard, giving riders going to Denver International Airport a great view of the large facility.
RTD 310 runs past the now closed Burnham Shops yard, where the Union Pacific stored many engines.
UP 8653 (SD70ACe) takes on fuel while other engines wait either for light maintenance or orders.