A westbound BNSF trackage rights manifest rounds the curve climbing the hill at the Jefferson County Open Space near Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
Three BNSF GE's lead this heavy Provo, UT bound manifest up the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon as a cold front brings light rain and fog in 40 degree weather.
Almost one year ago, Colorado was hit by one of the most destructive floods in state history. Thousands lost their homes, lots of loss in property damage. In Longmont, the BNSF Buck Local power si... (more)
Southern Pacific AC4400CW no. 319 brings up the rear of this empty coal train that's head back to Energy Mine, CO. The train has just exited Tunnel #29 and rolls along the face of the canyon walls... (more)
A patched SP AC4400CW helps shove this empty coal train up the 2% grade in Coal Creek Canyon at Blue Mountain Road west of Denver. The clouds are darkening and it's about to rain.
An on time Amtrak #6 heads eastbound through Pinecliffe while passing Southern Pacific no. 319 that's sitting in the siding waiting for a line of eastbounds to pass before the rain starts up again... (more)
A patched SP AC4400CW brings up the rear of this empty coal train as they clear the east end of Pinecliffe where they'll meet one eastbound.
A grungy looking AC4400CW-CTE no. 5654 and ex Southern Pacific, now patched for UP AC4400CW no. 6404 leads this Cora, IL to Energy Mine, CO coal empty around the big sweeping curve before ducking ... (more)
Southern Pacific AC4400CW no. 319 helps shove this empty Cora, IL to Energy Mine, CO coal train up the 2% grade towards Tunnel #1 in Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver. Not bad for only being 19 yea... (more)
At the corner of Sixth Avenue and Atwood Street, three BNSF GE's shove their set out towards the East Yard in Longmont, CO on the Denver, CO to Casper, WY manifest.
An BNSF GE ES44AC no. 6400 leads CREX GE ES44AC no. 1416 on this empty coal train at Trilby Road just south of Fort Collins, CO.
An BNSF GE ES44AC no. 6400 leads CREX GE ES44AC no. 1416 on this empty coal train as they pass a field of sugar beets just north of Longmont, CO. The train is headed back to the mines in the Power... (more)
The Longmont Switch is about to round the curve at 9th Ave before curving south and running down the middle of Atwood Street in Longmont, CO.
After meeting the Longmont Switch at Longs Peak, this empty coal train led by a leased CitiRail ES44AC coasts down Berthoud Hill just outside of the town of Berthoud, Colorado.
Two BNSF "Heritage 1" painted SD40-2's sandwich a ex Union Pacific now part of National Rail Equipment (NREX) SD60 on the Longmont Switch. They are waiting for the conductor to line the ... (more)