With the window cracked open, the engineer on BNSF 5003 gets some fresh air as they depart Longmont on the daily Denver to Laurel Manifest.
After working in the East Yard for about 4 hours, the Longmont Switch is seen finally leaving town after a pleasant winter storm has dumped 10 inches of fresh powder over night and early this morn... (more)
Hand driven railroad spikes show their age along the BNSF Front Range Subdivision in Longmont, CO at MP 41.35.
Three SD40-2s waste no time bringing in the Longmont Switch back into Longmont with a decent size train from Fort Collins.
A Casper, WY to Denver, CO manifest is seen heading south at the 3rd Ave crossing in Longmont, CO.
I guess the dirt is protecting the orange! This is the dirtiest unit I have seen on BNSF yet! This and an ES44AC are the DPUs on this coal empty that is seen leaving Longmont on a sunny afternoon.
A warbonnet, a decent looking BN box car and a track machine make up this two car Brownwood, TX work train that is bound for somewhere on the system. The train is seen passing a model home that is... (more)
Lite Power moves towards the BNSF East Yard. There they will pick up a string of cars that will be set out on a Local Job.
The paint is sure pealing off on this SD70MAC and could use some new paint as well. The unit is a DPU on this empty coal train that is seen departing Longmont.
"Brakeman has lined and locked House Track Switch Reverse"
"Engineer understands brakeman has lined House Track Switch Reverse"
"Brakeman on the point"
After lining the house trac... (more)
After many years in service, BNSF 1920 still looks great in paint that has lasted longer then what I see today, as it sits on the Turkey Lead waiting for the crew to get on duty in Longmont.
BNSF 1920 and BNSF 1892 return back to Longmont with a cut of cars from Fort Collins and Loveland on a lovely sunny afternoon in Longmont.
The Power from the 'Longmont Turn' will soon depart the House Track and move to the BNSF East Yard.
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.
Some of the Power that is in service and assigned to the 3 Local's that originate in Longmont.