A pair of ex-Santa Fe B40-8W's Nos. 517 and 521 lead the Buck Local east through the small community of Hygiene, Colorado along the Lyons Branch on July 12, 2017. The coal car was emptied at the C... (more)
It's a pleasant evening here in Hygiene, Colorado as the Longmont Turn led by a lone Smurf GP38-2 rolls along the 10 MPH jointed rail next to Sunset Pond on the old CB&Q Lyons Branch.
With Penn Central and Conrail Heritage, this ex GMTX GP38-2 patched for BNSF trundles along the jointed rail at 10 MPH through the small town on Hygiene on their way to the Cemex Plant at Medberry... (more)
Continuing west, we catch up with them as they continue to roll along at 10 MPH. They are seen approaching the small town of Hygiene.
Two Geeps run lite as they slowly roll through the small town of Hygiene on their way to Lyons. Even though 3030 still has a GP40X body, this is one of 10 GP40X's the BNSF derated to 2500HP. The r... (more)
As the sun starts to set across the Rocky Mountains, the Longmont Turn returns back to Longmont after picking up their train at Lyons and they are seen coming into the town of Hygiene.
As the sun continues to descend in the western skies above the Rocky Mountains, the Longmont Turn slowly rolls along the Jointed Rail on the Lyons Branch near Hygiene.
The Longmont Turn heads back to Longmont after picking up a string of cars at the Cemex Plant in Lyons, CO.