It's just after sunrise as a westbound Public Service of Colorado empty coal train slowly makes its way through Barber's Gulch west towards the Moffat Tunnel just west of Denver.
The local out of Johnstown led by two HLCX GP38-2's is about to crest Walker Hill near Walker. I am not too sure what the percentage the grade is, but heavy trains do get a good work out.
HLCX 336 is about to cross 1st Street in Johnstown and pull down to the south leg of the wye. From there, they will shove into the yard and start their work for the day.
After working at the Holcim Facility at Boettcher, LDI02-12 "Fort Collins Local" led by three SD60M's and ES44AC trundle along the FRA Excepted Track known as the Boettcher Branch just north of Fo... (more)
The Fort Collins to Denver Manifest led by a Warbonnet SD75I pulls into the siding at Longs Peak where they'll wait for the Valmont Coal Train to clear up in Boulder.
Led by two Warbonnet GE's and a BNSF H2 Dash 9, the Fort Collins to Denver Manifest pulls out of the East Yard while passing the old C&S Depot in Longmont after picking up cars.
A Warbonnet SD75I leads two Dash 9s on this New Orleans, LA bound loaded crude oil train as they begin to climb Burkes Hill just outside of Boulder, CO.
Two Santa Fe painted GE's and a BNSF painted Dash 9 round the curve just south of downtown Louisville next to Coal Creek Trail and Louisville Community Park.
A Santa Fe C40-8W round the curve just outside of Gunbarrel, CO as the train approaches the city of Boulder. The train made a pick up in Longmont and will meet a northbound ballast train at Boulde... (more)
An Red and Silver Warbonnet SD75I leads two BNSF GE's as they take the Fort Collins, CO to Denver, CO Manifest through the siding at Longs Peak late in the afternoon. The train will hold here unti... (more)
A crew member waits at the NSS Highland for the train to pull pass the switch before making their set out in the siding before heading north to Fort Collins.
In the morning fog, the Denver, CO to Fort Collins, CO Manifest pauses at Highland before they make their 20 car set out. A dusting of snow fell over night as well.
It's a rather cold and misty day as two SD70MACs and an SD70ACe depart the city of Louisville, CO on the small s-curve heading south towards Denver.
Two BNSF Heritage 2 Dash 9s and a CSX SD70MAC lead a Cheyenne, WY to Belen, NM Manifest around the curve near the old railroad location of Marion just outside of Loveland, CO.
After meeting the Denver - Great Falls manifest at North Yard, the Cheyenne, WY to Belen, NM Manifest rolls right down the middle of Mason Street in Fort Collins, CO. It's a quiet Sunday morning b... (more)