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By:Zach Pumphery
Dates:6/1/2009 - 6/30/2009
Album Info:Trains throughout Missouri and elsewhere, Trip to Colorado, UP Steam in Nebraska and Iowa, My First Locomotive as UP 362, and more!
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Southbound BNSF Local Industry Switcher
Title:  Southbound BNSF Local Industry Switcher
Description:  2 hood to hood ex-BN SW1500's take a transfer freight southbound through Old Union Depot Interlocking on its way from North Kansas City to their yard in the West Bottoms.
Photo Date:  6/1/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:30 PM
Location:  Kansas City, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 3401(SW1500) BNSF 3405(SW1500)
Views:  378   Comments: 3
Northbound NS Light Engine Movement
Title:  Northbound NS Light Engine Movement
Description:  A pair of NS Dash-9's head through Old Union Depot Interlocking on the way from BNSF Argentine Yard to NS Avondale Yard.
Photo Date:  6/1/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:31 PM
Location:  Kansas City, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 9145(C40-9W) NS 9154(C40-9W)
Views:  249   Comments: 0
NS Locomotives in Avondale Yard
Title:  NS Locomotives in Avondale Yard
Description:  It's been 10 years and 1 day since Conrail was split between NS and CSX. I wanted to honor a fine blue railroad by getting a shot of one of their units. So, 10 years after Day 1 After Conrail, we see ex-CR 6160 sitting at the former Wabash Roundhouse in NS Avondale Yard in North Kansas City, MO.
Photo Date:  6/1/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:32 PM
Location:  North Kansas City, MO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  NS 8379(C40-8W) NS 9468(C40-9W) NS 2677(SD70M-2)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
Wrecked BNSF Locomotive
Title:  Wrecked BNSF Locomotive
Description:  This unit got in a little accident with a truck a few days prior not far from here. It sits alone on a siding near the depot in La Junta as the Southwest Chief gets ready to head out of town.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:32 PM
Location:  La Junta, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 630(C44-9W)
Views:  1652   Comments: 0
Westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief Train #3
Title:  Westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief Train #3
Description:  The SW Chief runs out of town about an hour late with a BNSF Leader since the 95 dropped out last night before we got to Newton, KS. What's Amtrak using their Obama money on? New locomotives? Locomotive rebuilds? Other existing equipment improvements? Nope. New baggage cars. Way to turn a profit.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:33 PM
Location:  La Junta, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5431(C44-9W) AMTK 95(P42DC) AMTK 192(P42DC)
Views:  703   Comments: 1
Eastbound BNSF Empty Grain Train
Title:  Eastbound BNSF Empty Grain Train
Description:  Headed towards La Junta rolling down the BNSF Pueblo Sub.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:33 PM
Location:  Swink, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7799(ES44DC) BNSF 4562(C44-9W)
Views:  252   Comments: 0
Eastbound BNSF Empty Grain Train DPU's
Title:  Eastbound BNSF Empty Grain Train DPU's
Description:  A KCS Unit a long way from home aids in getting the train down the line.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:34 PM
Location:  Swink, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6137(ES44AC) KCS 4046(SD70ACe) BNSF 4649(C44-9W)
Views:  326   Comments: 0
Eastbound BNSF High Priority Manifest
Title:  Eastbound BNSF High Priority Manifest
Description:  Headed down the BNSF Pueblo Sub. towards a crew change at La Junta, CO.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:35 PM
Location:  Rocky Ford, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 5742(ES44AC) BNSF 5919(ES44AC)
Views:  308   Comments: 0
Westbound UP Local
Title:  Westbound UP Local
Description:  Switching out the cement plant along the UP Tennesee Pass Sub. is UP Train LDS53 02 with an ex-DRGW GP40-2.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:36 PM
Location:  Portland, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 5245(GP40-2) UP 1422(GP40-2) UP 1396(GP40-2)
Views:  368   Comments: 0
Westbound UP Local and Rock & Rail Locomotives
Title:  Westbound UP Local and Rock & Rail Locomotives
Description:  Local UP Train LDS53 02 backs into the cement plant past the RRRR Power.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:37 PM
Location:  Portland, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  RRRR 201(GP40-2) RRRR 401(GP40) UP 1396(GP40-2) UP 1422(GP40-2) UP 5245(GP40-2)
Views:  669   Comments: 2
Westbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Title:  Westbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Description:  The 12:30 Departure heads out of Canon City on the way to Parkdale, CO where they will switch ends and return.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:37 PM
Location:  Canon City, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CRRX 402(F7A) CRRX 1503(F7B)
Views:  355   Comments: 1
Westbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Title:  Westbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Description:  The unit on the rear heads into the Royal Gorge.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:38 PM
Location:  Canon City, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CRRX 2238(GP7u)
Views:  210   Comments: 0
Westbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Title:  Westbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Description:  The 12:30 Departure comes through the Royal Gorge along the Arkansas River where it will roll over to Parkdale and the crew will switch ends before heading back to Canon City.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:39 PM
Location:  Parkdale, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CRRX 402(F7A) CRRX 1503(F7B)
Views:  253   Comments: 0
Eastbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Title:  Eastbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Description:  The ex-ATSF GP7u leads the way back through the Royal Gorge back to Canon City.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:40 PM
Location:  Parkdale, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CRRX 2238(GP7u)
Views:  233   Comments: 0
Eastbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Title:  Eastbound Canon City and Royal Gorge Railroad Passenger Train
Description:  Not quite Rio Grande, but close: The passenger train comes back down into town.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:41 PM
Location:  Canon City, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CRRX 2238(GP7u)
Views:  214   Comments: 0
Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train
Title:  Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train
Description:  GEVO's lead a northbound out of Crews after meeting a southbound.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:45 PM
Location:  Crews, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6062(ES44AC) BNSF 5737(ES44AC)
Views:  192   Comments: 0
Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train DPU's
Title:  Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train DPU's
Description:  An ACe and a GEVO help out on the rear of the train.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:46 PM
Location:  Crews, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6255(ES44AC) BNSF 9361(SD70ACe)
Views:  246   Comments: 0
Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train Meeting a Southbound BNSF Loaded Coal Train
Title:  Northbound BNSF Empty Coal Train Meeting a Southbound BNSF Loaded Coal Train
Description:  The DPU's of the northbound pass a southbound ready to head towards Pueblo.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:46 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6255(ES44AC) BNSF 9361(SD70ACe) BNSF 9836(SD70MAC)
Views:  330   Comments: 0
Southbound BNSF Loaded Coal Train
Title:  Southbound BNSF Loaded Coal Train
Description:  Heading south with a nose logoless SD70MAC leading the way.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:48 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9836(SD70MAC) BNSF 9160(SD70ACe)
Views:  233   Comments: 1
Southbound BNSF Loaded Coal Train DPU's
Title:  Southbound BNSF Loaded Coal Train DPU's
Description:  The DPU's roll around the curve as the train blasts out of town.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:48 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 6024(ES44AC) BNSF 8935(SD70MAC)
Views:  169   Comments: 0
Southbound BNSF Bare Table Flat Train and the UP Local Locomotive
Title:  Southbound BNSF Bare Table Flat Train and the UP Local Locomotive
Description:  Slowing down to stop at Cimarron is a bare table train passing the UP Local tied up for the day.
Photo Date:  6/2/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:49 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 4052(C44-9W) UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
Westbound UP Manifest Train
Title:  Westbound UP Manifest Train
Description:  Headed out of Cheyenne westbound on the First Transcontinental Railroad is UP Train MNPRVB 03 with some of UP's biggest up front.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:50 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 8393(SD70ACe) UP 8172(SD9043MAC)
Views:  225   Comments: 0
Rio Grande Tunnel Motor - DRGW 5371
Title:  Rio Grande Tunnel Motor - DRGW 5371
Description:  The only unpatched Rio Grande Tunnel Motor sits in the yard at Cheyenne enjoying retirement as a heritage fleet switcher for the time being.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 8/27/2009 2:17:45 AM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5371(SD40T-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 2
UP Depot
Title:  UP Depot
Description:  The Old UP Depot used to be the tallest building in the State of Wyoming.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:52 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  108   Comments: 0
UP Snow Plow
Title:  UP Snow Plow
Description:  The Cheyenne Based Snow Plow sits inside the UP Roundhouse.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:52 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  468   Comments: 0
Stored Steam Locomotive - UP 5511
Title:  Stored Steam Locomotive - UP 5511
Description:  This old girl has been slumbering in the UP Roundhouse at Cheyenne for a few decades now.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:53 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 5511(2-10-2)
Views:  642   Comments: 0
Stored Steam Locomotive - UP 838
Title:  Stored Steam Locomotive - UP 838
Description:  The "other" FEF-3 used as a parts source for UP 844 sits in the roundhouse.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:54 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 838(4-8-4)
Views:  1024   Comments: 1
4-6-6-4 Challenger - UP 3985
Title:  4-6-6-4 Challenger - UP 3985
Description:  The Challenger sits in the steam shop while having a little work done between trips.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:55 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3985(4-6-6-4)
Views:  293   Comments: 0
UP 96 - EMD SW10
Title:  UP 96 - EMD SW10
Description:  The nifty SW10 sits coupled to 844 inside the UP Steam Shop.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:56 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 96(SW10)
Views:  1799   Comments: 0
UP E-Unit - UP 949
Title:  UP E-Unit - UP 949
Description:  E9 UP 949 sits in the UP Steam Shop. They are supposed to be used later this year on an Operation Lifesaver Special.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:57 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 949(E9A)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
UP 951 Cab
Title:  UP 951 Cab
Description:  Farlow got a few shots of me in the cab...I took his picture in the cab of 949. Yeah, what a bunch of phoamers.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:57 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 951(E9A)
Views:  404   Comments: 1
UP E-Unit - UP 951
Title:  UP E-Unit - UP 951
Description:  The more famous of the 2 UP E9's is the 951 sitting in the UP Steam Shop.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:58 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 951(E9A)
Views:  231   Comments: 0
FEF-3 4-8-4 Northern UP 844
Title:  FEF-3 4-8-4 Northern UP 844
Description:  The only steam locomotive never retired sits awaiting its June 18th run to Omaha Railroad Days.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:25:59 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 844(4-8-4)
Views:  234   Comments: 0
UP SD40-2 - UP 3201
Title:  UP SD40-2 - UP 3201
Description:  This fine looking example of the SD40-2 still works the yards at Cheyenne. Here it sits between jobs.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:00 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3201(SD40-2)
Views:  164   Comments: 0
Patched SP Switcher - UPY 1062
Title:  Patched SP Switcher - UPY 1062
Description:  A patched SP Switcher sits next to the turntable pit with a SP Caboose on the other side.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:00 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UPY 1062(SW1500)
Views:  342   Comments: 0
UP Roundhouse and Equipment
Title:  UP Roundhouse and Equipment
Description:  More of the equipment stored outside the roundhouse, including a DRGW F9B.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:01 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  DRGW 5763(F9B)
Views:  849   Comments: 0
UP E-Unit - UP 928
Title:  UP E-Unit - UP 928
Description:  This used to be displayed at Omaha but was severely vandalized and moved back to Cheyenne. Talk about a polar opposite of the E9's inside the building in the background.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:02 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 928(E8A)
Views:  931   Comments: 1
UP E-Unit - UP 966B
Title:  UP E-Unit - UP 966B
Description:  This was used by Amtrak at one time, but for now it sits at the shop in Cheyenne stored outisde. You can see this was once AMTK 670, which was its 3rd number while at Amtrak.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:03 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 966B(E9B)
Views:  1240   Comments: 0
CNW F-Unit - CNW 401
Title:  CNW F-Unit - CNW 401
Description:  After once heading up the CNW Business Trains in the 80's and 90's, she's come to this. CNW 401 sits stored outside the shop. A couple sister units are couple hundred miles away pulling trains through the Royal Gorge, but the 401 sits dead for the time being. Hopefully they'll do something with it before she's too far gone.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:03 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CNW 401(F7A)
Views:  788   Comments: 2
UP Fuel Tenders
Title:  UP Fuel Tenders
Description:  Sort of an evolution shot, the car on the left is a former steam locomotive tender which was rebuilt into a turbine tender, which was later used for stationary fuel storage. The 2 tank cars were used in between sets of diesel units to improve their range when assigned as helpers.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:04 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories:  RollingStock
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Views:  1343   Comments: 0
Rio Grande Tunnel Motor - DRGW 5371
Title:  Rio Grande Tunnel Motor - DRGW 5371
Description:  The other side of the Rio Grande Tunnel Motor.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:05 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5371(SD40T-2)
Views:  241   Comments: 1
Displayed Big Boy - UP 4004
Title:  Displayed Big Boy - UP 4004
Description:  It was really nice to visit the place these monsters were once maintained, and get to see a retired example all in the same day.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:06 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 4004(4-8-8-4)
Views:  469   Comments: 0
UP SD40-2's - UP 3607 and UP 3150
Title:  UP SD40-2's - UP 3607 and UP 3150
Description:  SD40-2's used as yard switchers sit near the shops awaiting their crews to come on duty.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:07 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 3607(SD40-2) UP 3150(SD40-2)
Views:  364   Comments: 0
UP SD40-2 - UP 3196
Title:  UP SD40-2 - UP 3196
Description:  Another one of the SD40-2's assigned to yard duty at Cheyenne.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:08 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  UP 3196(SD40-2)
Views:  243   Comments: 0
UP Centennial - UP 6936
Title:  UP Centennial - UP 6936
Description:  Centennial DDA40X sits by the UP Steam Shop. I got to see this unit in action 3 times last year, hopefully I'll get to see it out running again soon.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:08 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6936(DDA40X)
Views:  283   Comments: 0
BNSF Locomotives in the Yard
Title:  BNSF Locomotives in the Yard
Description:  A new GEVO, an old Dash-8, and a older Dash-9 sit on one of the engine tracks at the BNSF Denver Yard.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:09 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  BNSF 7299(ES44DC) NS 8413(C40-8W) BNSF 4158(C44-9W)
Views:  283   Comments: 1
BNSF Locomotives in the Yard
Title:  BNSF Locomotives in the Yard
Description:  More BNSF Power at the yard in the form of an ex-BN GP50L and an ex-ATSF GP39-2.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:10 PM
Location:  Denver, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 3162(GP50) BNSF 2854(GP39-2)
Views:  285   Comments: 1
BNSF Locomotives in the Yard
Title:  BNSF Locomotives in the Yard
Description:  More ex-BN Power sitting in the yard at Commerce City.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:11 PM
Location:  Commerce City, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 7037(SD40-2) BNSF 2768(GP39E)
Views:  253   Comments: 1
Ex-MP Grain Elevator Switcher - CAGX 1134
Title:  Ex-MP Grain Elevator Switcher - CAGX 1134
Description:  This ex-MP SW1200, arrived on the property in 1986. At first glance it appears to be very faded Mo-Pac Blue, but upon closer inspection revealed that it has been repainted and the Jenks Blue is underneath. This is ex-MP 1134.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:12 PM
Location:  Commerce City, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
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Locomotives:  CAGX 1134(SW1200)
Views:  221   Comments: 0
Southbound UP Manifest
Title:  Southbound UP Manifest
Description:  Coming into Denver is UP Train MNPNY 03 with a ex-GECX Warranty Protection Unit leader.
Photo Date:  6/3/2009  Upload Date: 6/10/2009 6:26:14 PM
Location:  Commerce City, CO
Author:  Zach Pumphery
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7003(AC44CW) UP 6641(AC44CW) UP 5863(AC44CWCTE)
Views:  285   Comments: 0


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