A trio of former Burlington Northern EMD's are northbound with the Longmont Local on its way to Fort Collins but must first make a set off for the Great Western at Loveland.
'Route of the Streamliners' via the 'Mainline through the Rockies'. 17 of Union Pacific's finest hold-outs from the 'Streamliner' era are surrounded by the Pagodas Canyon's ruby red cliffs on the ... (more)
At sunrise on January 6, 2011, BNSF's Denver to Chicago Z-train flies eastbound at Barr, Colorado, with the morning sun silhouetting UPS “pup” trailers headed for the Windy City.
This paint scheme was devised by Jerry Grinstein, the CEO of the Burlington Northern Railroad from 1985 to 1995 and was applied to the railroad's last order for locomotives before the merger, the ... (more)
How would you describe the landscape of Southeastern Colorado? Well, here you go...
For many miles, the rolling prairie and desolate landscape create scenes like this. From La Junta to Trinidad... (more)
These days you feel fortunate to see an 'Executive' painted MAC running the BNSF rails around Denver. This one is muscling a loaded coal train along the Joint Line and sports a unique Heritage II... (more)
Crawling along at around 8mph, BNSF 6292 and 4 other motors, run 3x2 up the steep portion of Raton Pass as it rumbles by Wootton Ranch. With grades reaching as steep as 3.5% between Gallinas and R... (more)
Southbound local passes Barr Lake on its way towards Denver
Although the motive power and crew car are different than on its predecessor California Zephyr, which began service on this route in March, 1949, the last-ever westbound Rio Grande Zephy... (more)
BNSF 6292 makes some noise up the 2% portion of Raton Pass, as it passes by the photogenic S-Curve at Gallinas, CO.
Frontier Days equipment move to Denver.
Two frosted pumpkins get ready to leave the Denver Yard with a string of oil cans.
The nose of ATSF 2912, a 72 year old Northern Class 4-8-4 Baldwin which is located at the Union Depot in downtown Pueblo, Colorado.
A couple of yard jobs shuffle cars around at BNSF's 38th Street Yard in downtown Denver
After catching a 6:30am flight out of Atlanta for Denver, we were treated with this BNSF local as our first train in the great state of Colorado. BNSF B40-8W #521 & GP40M #3003 hustle north with t... (more)