Former Burlington Northern SD40-2 no. 7884, now patched as BNSF no. 1993, leads the Longmont Switch north just outside of Berthoud, Colo., on a gorgeous March morning.
Sunny skies have disappeared as another weather system rolls in. A few inches of new snow is predicted for the Front Range area. After dropping off a few barley hoppers at Coors in Highland, the L... (more)
Two BNSF SD70ACes lead this empty coal train over the Little Thompson River just south of Berthoud, CO. In September 2013, this entire area was completely underwater from severe floods that occurr... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe no. 9011 and BNSF SD70MAC no. 8848 bring up the rear of this empty coal train as they cross over the Little Thompson River just south of Berthoud, CO. In September 2013, this entire a... (more)
Winter is in full force as two BNSF GEs lead this southbound stack train through the sag on Berthoud Hill just outside of the town of Berthoud, CO. The temperature at the time was at -3 degrees.
BNSF SD70ACe no. 8434 leads a BNSF AC4400CW on this empty coal train north just outside of Berthoud, CO. The train is headed back to the Powder River Basin in Wyoming for more low sulfur coal.
An SD60M, two SD40-2's, ES44C4, SD60, and C44-9W in numerous paint schemes lead the Longmont Switch back south to Longmont out of Berthoud after picking up cars and some extra luggage at North Yar... (more)
With the temperature at about 3 degrees and the windchill at about -10, the snow continues to fall as Canadian Pacific AC4400CW no. 8645 leads BNSF C44-9W no. 970 on the Omaha, NE to Tacoma, WA st... (more)
An overall view from inside my Nissan Xterra shows the DPUs on this empty BNSF coal train that is seen heading north into the small town of Berthoud, CO.
Looking from inside my Nissan Xterra, a brand new BNSF SD70ACe no. 8478 leads a "Swoosh" painted SD70MAC and CitiRail ES44AC on this coal empty just south of Berthoud, CO.
A pair of CREX lease units lug the Laural, MT. to Denver, CO manifest up the 1.7 percent grade of Berthoud Hill.
After meeting the Longmont Switch at Longs Peak, this empty coal train led by a leased CitiRail ES44AC coasts down Berthoud Hill just outside of the town of Berthoud, Colorado.
An CSX GE ES44AH no. 3096 leads a BNSF C44-9W on a short Laurel, MT to Denver, CO manifest up the 1.6% grade on Berthoud Hill.
Norfolk Southern no. 7529 and Union Pacific's Missouri Pacific "MoPac" Heritage Unit leads BNSF's Etter, TX to Fort Collins, CO empty wind mill train. The train is seen leaving the town ... (more)
BNSF Railway no. 9841 and no. 4126 lead a short Denver, CO to Great Falls, MT manifest down Berthoud Hill just south of the town of Berthoud, CO. Some late afternoon storms are building in the are... (more)