Three heavies have just received a load of fuel and sand at the Denver engine facility and get repositioned to head back into the Denver Yard.
BNSF 1933 is one of the many recently repainted former Burlington Northern units of the BNSF fleet. Gone is the BN Cascade Green in favor of the Heritage III scheme.
BNSF 6047 (ES44AC) leads a coal train through Castle Rock on the Joint Line and will slowly climb to Larkspur, Colorado.
BNSF 5934 (ES44AC) climbs towards Sedalia, Colorado pulling a long coal train.
BNSF 6047 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake, passing the trusty chase vehicle that has seen over 91,000 miles in just less than three years.
BNSF 1675 (former BN SD40-2 recently painted to the Heritage III scheme) pulls a cut of cars out of the Denver Yard for sorting.
A colorful OmniTRAX GP40-2LW gets ready to leave its home base in Loveland, Colorado and head to Johnstown to pick up a freight.
A wide angle view of the UP's North Yard in Denver catches the heavies waiting for train assignments as well as the lighter power that work to sort cars in the yard.
The BNSF relies heavily on ES44AC power to muscle coal trains along the Front Range. BNSF 6156 shoves an empty train into Littleton, Colorado as it heads to Denver.
BNSF 5993 (ES44AC) leads a coal train around Palmer Lake. The lake is full again after completely drying up during the severe drought conditions of 2012. In the late 1800's and early 1900's the ... (more)
BNSF 9337 (SD70ACe) pushes a load of coal through Palmer Lake. The train started in Littleton Colorado at an elevation of 5,350 feet. From there the coal train slowly climbed to Palmer Lake (ele... (more)
BNSF 6047 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train to Palmer Lake.
A bright sunrise catches a Warbonnet amongst the Heritage III pumpkins waiting in the Denver engine servicing yard for orders.
A fresh looking CSXT 7774 (C40-8W) joins the BNSF pumpkins in the yard of the Denver engine servicing facility.
It is a full house of UP power in the North Yard, including UP 1370, a former Denver & Rio Grande Western GP40-2.