An ES44DC, ES44AC, and an SD70MAC lead an empty coal train as the slow on the approach to the 115th Street Crossing at Highland and the siding at Longs Peak, where they will meet a SB Laurel-Denve... (more)
After having the Stinky Slinky roll up SSS Longs Peak, the Longmont Switch waits at Longs Peak for the Loaded Sulfur Train to roll up MP 42 so the local can head back into town.
This empty coal train is seen pulling into the siding at Longs Peak after realigning the switch. The train will meet a SB LAUDEN here before heading north and will meet another SB at Owl Canyon be... (more)
After meeting two northbounds at Longs Peak, the Tacoma, WA to Kansas City, KS Stack Train waits for the Longmont Switch units to come up to Highland lite to pick up cars and clear up so they can ... (more)
Two C44-9Ws lead Military Tanks out of Longmont as Thunderstorms continue to build and deliver a good amount of precipitation as they roll Northeast off the Colorado Front Range Foothills.
Two DPUs on this empty coal train help assist the train as they race out of Longmont and head back to Wyoming to load up on fresh black diamonds once more.
Three SD40-2s, displaying three different paint schemes use all their horse power to bring the Longmont Switch up Berthoud Hill at Longs Peak.
Running late as usual, Amtrak #5 "The California Zephyr" has its dynamic brakes on as they slow for the permanent speed restriction in La Salle as they head north towards Speer and beyond to Emery... (more)
Classic Colorado, Fuel & Iron built in 1973 still supports BNSF and use to support BN trains for the past 39 years. For example, seen here with a coal empty leaving Longmont, CO.
A clean GE C44-9W in BNSF's Heritage 2 Paint Scheme leads a deadhead move Officer Special through Longmont, CO from Topeka, KS to Vancouver, WA.
It's just after 7am as the daily Denver - Laurel Manifest departs Longmont with three GEVOs on the point.
Easing down Berthoud Hill, this coal empty slows down as they pass through the country side and farm houses just south of Berthoud, CO.
With the window cracked open, the engineer on BNSF 5003 gets some fresh air as they depart Longmont on the daily Denver to Laurel Manifest.
After working in the East Yard for about 4 hours, the Longmont Switch is seen finally leaving town after a pleasant winter storm has dumped 10 inches of fresh powder over night and early this morn... (more)
With their train on the siding, the Hudson Turn shoves autos onto the house track at Irondale before heading to Rescar.