BNSF's Hudson Turn heads East at track speed passing by some wild Sunflowers near the passing siding at Tonville, CO. In the lead is BNSF 2043, dubbed "Smurfs" because of the blue and wh... (more)
Chances like this just does not happen everyday. Colorado's Joint Line was graced with 2 passenger trains on July 28. On the left was BNSF's O-TOPSHW, a massive 16 car officer special bound for Sh... (more)
UP Company Hi-Rail 102 at DUS.
Various locomotives at the D&RGW North Yard.
As the Engineer pulls down into the yard from the other unit the rest of the crew is ready to bail off with lunch bucket in hand for beans.
A game of 52-car pickup.
Date is approximate.
The first of a series of showers and thunderstorms develop over the Front Range as they move north along the I-25 corridor. Seen here Union Pacific GP40-2 No. 1342 leads another GP40-2 on LDI07 25... (more)
Three UP heavies make a stop at the BNSF engine servicing facility.
Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 Tunnel Motor No. 5401 leads Union Pacific’s MDVRO (Denver to Salt Lake City) manifest freight rumbling through Crescent, Colorado, on April 2, 2001. This locomotive has been... (more)
We're stopped at LaSalle,CO. for servicing on the Denver/Laramie NRHS Special pulled by the UP's 8444. I did love UP steam excursions and tried to make as many as possible but looking back I guess... (more)
Rain moves over the Front Range Foothills and Mountains as a BNSF sand train patiently sits at the Great Western Industrial Park in Windsor, Colorado on April 25, 2016.
It is a busy day as the BNSF engine servicing facility hosts visitors from the Union Pacific, Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific and Citirail.
When not shuttling freight between Fort Collins and Longmont, BNSF 1415 can usually be found hanging out on a siding just east of the old freight depot in downtown Longmont, Colorado.
Tracks still embargoed, but not abandoned ... a kernal of hope ...
The trains that have seen this scene ...
Ten miles out of Denver, Rio Grande rear-end helpers F7A’s 5631 and 5734 dig in at Wolhurst, start of the climb to Palmer divide on the famous Joint Line. SD9 5313 and an F7B are hard at work on t... (more)