Southbound BNSF train HAMADEN is on the ground stopped at Sedalia CO. Preliminary inspection appears to be a locked axle on the trailing 9746 shown with more than a foot long flat spots which appa... (more)
What a mess, no one was hurt and nothing leaked.
On a trip to Denver for a slide show, some friends and I stopped at Sedalia Colorado to photograph this BNSF freight train that had just derailed.
Viewed from the famed Royal Gorge suspension bridge, a westbound Rio Grande local has just cleared the hanging bridge, and is continuing toward Salida and Tennessee Pass. These tracks are still ac... (more)
BNSF 6127 (ES44AC) passes the Denver-based Jordan Spreader BN 972674, which you might think is older than it is based on its looks. The spreader, built in 1984, sits on a siding between the Denver... (more)
A couple odd sights in the BNSF engine yard - BNSF 1572 (formerly a SD45-2R Santa Fe unit converted to a SD40-2R) paired with a very faded Warbonnet and a couple work trains (Loram ballast cleaner... (more)
On a snowy February 2, 2014, westbound Union Pacific freight MNYRO is climbing the 2% grade between Rocky and Eisele (formerly Clay), Colorado. The head end is about to take down the signal at eas... (more)
After a nice Colorado snowfall, Union Pacific’s Denver to Salt Lake City manifest freight passes through Rocky on February 2, 2014. Four AC4400CWs are on the point, with a SD70ACe/AC4400CW DPU duo... (more)
southbound BNSF coal train Palmer Lake
After picking up a tank car at Chem Spur, Union Pacific’s West Local heads for Rocky Spur through Barbara Gulch just east of Rocky, Colorado, on December 16, 1997. Powering the local are venerable... (more)
After running through the night bringing a mixed freight into the Denver Yard, Warbonnet 656 heads to the BNSF servicing facility as the morning sunlight lights up the clouds.
Two workhorses of the Denver Yard - BNSF 1802 (SD40-2) and BNSF 2317 (GP38-2)
southbound BNSF manifest passing through Larkspur
just another southbound BNSF coal load passing through the "sag" a couple miles north of Palmer Lake
One of the better looking Warbonnet paint jobs (not as faded as many of them are) can be seen on BNSF 767. The 'BNSF' cigar band still looks a bit odd, as many of the Warbonnets still sport the le... (more)