Although not hauling freight, this veteran box car still helps the Great Western Railway with advertising along Interstate 25 in Colorado.
Two BNSF Heritage 2 Dash 9s and a CSX SD70MAC lead a Cheyenne, WY to Belen, NM Manifest around the curve near the old railroad location of Marion just outside of Loveland, CO.
After BNSF 1070 picked up the ballast cars from the siding in Loveland, it proceeded south through the work zone repairing the Front Range Sub near MP 60. Here it crosses the section of track that... (more)
Continuing at walking speed, BNSF 1070 starts across the part of the line that was washed out by the Big Thompson River flood.
After making a short pickup in the Great Western yard, BNSF 1933 leads the Longmont switch back to the mainline to connect back on the rest of its train and head back to Longmont. Note the wooden ... (more)
Two Dash 9s lead the empty "Stinky Slinky" Molten Sulfur train as they leave the city of Loveland behind and round the curve passing the old railroad location of Marion.
Built by Great Western Railway after the railroad was incorporated on October 16, 1901, by the Great Western Sugar Company, the depot still stands in pretty good shape at the west end of their sma... (more)
No, this wasn't photoshopped. Apparently a shop laborer had a little time on his hands to modify UP's slogan on the side of Great Western's a-bit-worn GP-9. Note GW's jackrabbit herald in the ea... (more)
Looking much like a model railroad, OMLX 4327 in Northwestern Pacific Black Widow scheme sits alone near the old Sugar Mill and Great Western Omnitrax shops in Loveland, CO. This unit will be used... (more)
It's been snowing all the previous day, through the night, and all this day as this molten sulfur load drops downhill into Loveland.
BNSF 1077 was probably enough power to lead this empty baretable train out of Ft. Collins and into Loveland. Note how the train stretches out and around the curve, a mile and a half away.
With 113 cars and 2 DPUs behind them, BNSF 7478 and BNSF 4778 start this LauDen uphill out of Ft. Collins and will soon be dropping into Loveland.
An ex Central Kansas Railway EMD GP7 sits in the Winter Sun at the OmniTrax Facility in Loveland, Colorado. The CKRY red is seen starting to fade off and the old Santa Fe Bluebonnet Scheme is star... (more)
An ex North Western Pacific Cadillac EMD SD9 and a rebuilt and freshly painted ex SP GP40 in Illinois Railway colors sit near the old Great Western Sugar Plant at Loveland, Colorado.
BNSF 8023, 6384, and 8076 lead this TacDen up the 1.8% Derby Hill. Oh the sound of EMDs in Run-8 and the BN horn can still be heard to this day!