The Oakway SD60’s spent a lot of time in Powder River coal service, as illustrated by this train seen travelling south on the Joint Line near Castle Rock.
Just when it appeared that B-units were a thing of the past on Class 1 railroads, Burlington Northern acquired 120 B30-7AB boosters from GE in 1982. Here one of pitches in with three six-axle unit... (more)
On a crisp autumn day, one-year-old SD50 #5504 leads sister #5502 past the town's namesake landmark.
Southbound BNSF coal load running "wrong" normal northbound only main number two climbing northbound out of Castle Rock.
EMD’s GP20 series was developed out of Union Pacific experiments with turbocharging GP9s. But it was Santa Fe that, starting in 1960, ordered 75 of the new 2,000-hp units, more than any other road... (more)
Southbound Denver to Amarillo train climbing out of Castle Rock
BNSF 8478 brings up the rear of an empty coal drag just north of downtown Castle Rock, CO. The DPU's are crossing over I-25, as seen from Rock Park.
Two BNSF units bring up the rear of a northbound coal empty on the Joint Line just north of downtown Castle Rock, CO. The train is crossing over Interstate 25, as seen from Rock Park off of Front... (more)
A typical southbound BN coal load was climbing toward Castle Rock.
Detouring Denver to Chicago Z train climbing south through Castle Rock.
Southbound twice weekly BNSF Pikes Peak Local climbing past Orsa siding Castle Rock. There is now a new overpass at this location making this shot no longer possible.
Three C30-7s and one SD40-2 haul a loaded coal train on the Joint Line in early Spring.
Southbound BN coal load climbing out of Castle Rock.
Under a Beautiful late Summer sky, BNSF 9110 heads North with an empty coal train with the landmark rock at Castle Rock in the background.