The sun continues to get lower as the afternoon progresses on as this Seattle, Washington to Denver, Colorado stack train comes into Longmont.
After dropping off cement cars at the Cemex Plant in Lyons seen in the distance, BNSF 2306 and BNSF 8714 take a single coal hopper and more cement cars along the Lyons Branch just west of Hygiene.... (more)
It's a pleasant Friday afternoon as the Laurel - Denver Daily Manifest comes into Longmont.
The DENTAC going by Highland, CO, before stopping at the north switch at Longs Peak.
FXE 4628 and BNSF 6393 idle along while coasting downhill at Longs Peak in the early evening sun.
After getting a clear from the dispatcher, this coal train finally is on the move and is about to pull into the siding at Platteville, Colorado to meet the MDVCY-10, which had a Train V.S. Car Acc... (more)
Lite power from the Denver - Galesburg slowly pull up to the East House Track to set out their bad order locomotive, before continuing East.
Two DPUs on this coal empty notch up as they leave Longmont, CO and head back to the mines in Wyoming to be loaded with black diamonds once again.
An SD60M and Oakway SD60 are enough power for the Longmont Switcher to deliver this lumber car in Loveland. After Loveland, the train will then head to Fort Collins to pick up cars from the Great ... (more)
An Dash 9 and an AC4400CW lead a short LAUDEN into Longmont after meeting the stinky slinky at Longs Peak. Another railfan can be seen trackside filming the same train.
Racing through the town of Roggen, Colorado is an empty Commanche Coal Train led by BNSF 9234 running at track speed. The train is heading back to Belle Ayr Mine in Wyoming.
The buck local races through the small town of Niwot, Colorado. Power on today's train is a very colorful one this afternoon.
It's just after sunrise as the daily Denver, Colorado to Chicago, Illinois Z-Train is about to pass under the bridge at Lochbuie and then into Tonville.
With Longs Peak looming in the background, the daily Denver to Laurel Manifest departs Longmont with a few extra units in tow to be set out up north for coal service.
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)