The “Colorful Colorado” slogan lives up to its namesake this morning as the BNSF 6357 rolls past some vivid purple flowers in Monument as it pulls an empty coal train north on a gorgeous July morn... (more)
It's a very cold Black Friday, but the work must go on for the Pikes Peak local at the Lhoist silos near Kelker. Just a few more moves to go and then the crew will be back inside the warm confine... (more)
Black diamonds from the Eagle Butte Mine in Wyoming negotiate the s-curves in Monument as they continue the downhill journey from the summit at Palmer Lake. In a few days this train will be in Te... (more)
A colorful pair of GE ES44AC locomotives provide a nice push on the rear of this loaded coal train as it conquers the summit at a frozen Palmer Lake. Now these units will begin to apply their dyn... (more)
The formidable Rockies and Joint Line look great covered in snow while the 9018 keeps control over its load of black diamonds as it enters into Sedalia.
These massive wind blade loads demonstrate their maneuverability atop drawbar connected 89’ flats as they head through the east leg of Pueblo Junction. Once this train is entirely on the BNSF mai... (more)
The rear DPU locomotives of this Texas bound coal train continue to push hard on their load of black gold as they cross 29th street in Pueblo.
The North Yard to Pueblo local makes a rare daylight appearance this morning as it comes down the former Rio Grande mainline in Pueblo with intentions to enter the yard located there.
After fixing a ground fault relay problem that stopped their train at Pueblo Junction and started backing up traffic on the Joint Line, this empty crude oil train is finally on the move again as t... (more)
A southbound unit tank train comes to a stop a few miles before Palmer Lake due to an opposing northbound lined through the single track section there. Stopping here at the transition area betwee... (more)
The northbound that the loaded tank train has been waiting for finally comes into view as it works upgrade to the 7,237-ft summit at Palmer Lake.
Four Boeing 737 fuselages fly through Fountain as the KCKSPO enters into a curve to the right and continues north through the Centennial state.
Three BNSF GE locomotives and a former EMD one, at the bottom of the consist, are pulling hard as they come into Fountain with the KCKSPO freight train. As is sometimes the case with this train, ... (more)
With one of the original 70MAC models bringing up the rear, this empty coal train races northward along the UP mainline passing the local Walmart on the north side of town.
A BNSF track measurement train gets underway and out of Pueblo has it heads for a quick trip north to the Mile High City along the famous Joint Line in Colorado.