BNSF 1665 is one of three SD40-2s parked on the house track next to the old C&S depot in Longmont after working in Loveland and Fort Collins earlier today.
A brand new SD70ACe and two older ACes lead a string of empty Texas Utilities Coal Hoppers down Berthoud Hill just outside of the small town of Berthoud, CO. The train is heading back to Wyoming t... (more)
A GEVO, SD70M, and GP40P-2 race along Highway 85 just north of Platteville, CO on the MNPNY-15 (North Platte - North Yard) Manifest on a mild Saturday morning.
LDI07-16 "Local 7" departs La Salle with three cars after switching in the yard. Three GP40-2s power today's local and will have a stop in Fort Lupton and Brighton down the line.
It's a gorgeous evening as the Longmont Switch is seen about to crest Berthoud Hill at Longs Peak where they will meet a northbound manifest that is already in the siding.
After getting a new warrant, the "Stinky Slinky" Loaded Sulfur Train departs Longs Peak, CO with a Northbound manifest parked in the siding that will have to wait for the Longmont Switch before pr... (more)
A SD70MAC and ES44AC roll down Berthoud Hill with TXUX Hoppers that are going to be loaded once again with coal at Eagle Butte Mine in Wyoming.
A GEVO, NS Catfish, and a AC4400CW race on through the small town of Niwot, CO on the daily Laurel, MT to Denver, CO Manifest. The train is passing by Whistle Stop Park with a CB&Q Caboose on disp... (more)
A HLCX GP40-2, UP GP40-2, and UP GP60 lead covered hoppers and a bad order bulk head flat down the base of Coal Creek Canyon at Blue Mountain Road with Tunnel #1 in the distance.
Rounding the curve at Big Ten Curve, Amtrak #6 coasts downgrade past the wind break placed here by the DRGW and on the approach towards Rocky and eventually Denver.
Rolling along the jointed rail at 10 MPH west of Hygiene, the Longmont Turn takes a cut of cement hoppers to the CEMEX Plant in Medberry.
Running down the middle of Atwood Street, the Longmont Switch notches up as they pull the train up the hill and start to round the curve before heading north towards Loveland and Fort Collins.
Continuing west, we catch up with them as they continue to roll along at 10 MPH. They are seen approaching the small town of Hygiene.
The Longmont Switch/Buck Local Power and Longmont Turn sits parked on the House and Turkey Lead Track on a rather chilly evening in Longmont.