The Denver Rock Island Railroad is not operating out of their new facility which is just north of the Stockyards redevelopment. DRIR 88 (a former Mount Hood Railroad GP9) sits with the other swit... (more)
Canadian Pacific Railway 8114 (AC4400CWM) leads a grain train through downtown Denver, Colorado. With the merger of the CP and KCS railroads we are likely to see more CP/KCS trains coming through... (more)
OmnitTRAX's 4201 (GP40-2LW) crosses the Great Western Railway bridge as it leads a small freight towards their yard in Loveland, Colorado.
Norfolk Southern 4109 (AC44C6M) lends a hand to the BNSF in moving a coal through Sedalia, Colorado.
As Bobby Darin sang...."Look out, old Macky's back!"
It was good to see BNSF 9728 (SD70MACe) leading a coal train through Larkspur, Colorado.
Birds of a feather. While it was a surprise to see 3 former Burlington Norther Cascade Green units sitting together at the BNSF engine servicing facility, it was actually four former BN units sit... (more)
BNSF 521 (B40-8W) has lost its Warbonnet paint and is now painted in the Heritage III scheme.
Amtrak 174 leads the California Zephyr #5 through the cut at the horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon.
Amtrak engine 23 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr #6 out of Tunnel 29 during an intense snow storm and continues its decent down the Colorado Rocky Mountains while heading to Denver.
The arrival of the evening's #6 California Zephyr in the Colorado Rocky Mountains coincided with the beginning of a strong winter snow storm. Here Amtrak engine 23 (P42DC) runs through heavy snow... (more)
The #5 California Zephyr has left Denver in the morning and runs through Coal Creek Canyon with three power units, perhaps in anticipation of the snowstorm that is suppose to hit later in the day.... (more)
For now at least coal is still king on the Joint Line between Denver and Colorado Springs. Here BNSF 5854 (ES44AC) leads a full load through the S curve at Castle Rock, Colorado.
A refreshed BNSF 9728 (SD70MACe) in Heritage III paint pulls a loaded coal around Palmer Lake and will soon begin the decent into Monument, Colorado.
BNSF 9254 (SD70ACe) leads one of the many coal trains that run between Denver and Colorado Springs on the Joint Line.
BNSF 9295 (SD70ACe) climbs the hill out of Douglas County on the way to Sedalia, Colorado with a mixed freight.