The sun peeks out for a brief moment as BNSF ES44C4 No. 7092 leads the daily hot Alliance-Portland intermodal (Q ALTPTL6 11F) north through the countryside at Longs Peak, Colorado on August 12, 20... (more)
Scattered storms and a sunset produce an array of colors and a faint rainbow that lurks Southeast as a northbound loaded sand train from Eola, Illinois to Speer, Wyoming leaves Longs Peak siding n... (more)
For anyone familiar with BNSF's Front Range Subdivision, there are two things in this photo that are an uncommon sight:
1) It's a triple meet. The subdivision doesn't have that much traffic for... (more)
The warm late afternoon sun illuminates the country side as BNSF C44-9W no. 5192 can be seen stopped at Longs Peak, Colo., with a loaded windmill blade train. They're waiting for a northbound empt... (more)
The sun is about to duck behind the clouds as this coal empty rolls along side farm fields at Longs Peak Siding with BNSF SD70MAC no. 9647 leading.
The late afternoon sunlight illuminates Longs Peak Siding as a coal empty led by BNSF SD70MAC no. 9647 meets a southbound windmill blade train.
The late afternoon sun illuminates the area as BNSF SD75I no. 8295 leads two BNSF GE's through the siding at Longs Peak, Colo., on October 30, 2013 with the Fort Collins to Denver manifest.
After meeting a northbound baretable train, this southbound stack train patiently waits at the south end of Longs Peak Siding for a new track warrant after doing a quick crew change.
An ex Santa Fe C44-9W no. 695 and Canadian National C40-8M no. 2436 are on the point of this Fort Collins, CO to Ferguson, TX loaded windmill blade train. They are waiting for a new track warrant ... (more)
Sometimes it is worth it to wake up early. Okay, well I had to because I had work but this was just pure luck. Thanks to a friend for a heads up about this, I was able to catch BNSF's Laurel, MT t... (more)
A loaded tie train of old wooden ties for Minnequa, CO sits in the siding at Longs Peak while waiting for a northbound stack train to show up.
On a sunny Sunday afternoon, two BNSF GE's lead the Laurel, MT to Denver, CO manifest as they climb Berthoud Hill near the north switch at Longs Peak, CO.
A loaded "Stinky Slinky" molten sulfur train patiently holds the main at Longs Peak, Colorado where they'll meet a northbound manifest.
A nice variety is always neat to have once in a while. Here, a non-orange BNSF lash up consisting of two leasers and a fading warbonnet is on the point of the Denver, CO to Great Falls, MT manifes... (more)
CP no. 8879 meets the Longmont Switch at Longs Peak Siding on a late Friday afternoon.