Built by Electro-Motive Division in March 1972 as C&S 911, this unit still looks in proper condition still in factory paint when it was delivered to the Colorado and Southern. Eventually, it was r... (more)
This former Santa fe EMD SD40-2 unit was built 04/1979. Its ATSF road number was 5063, then changed to BNSF 6722 and now BNSF 1603. With 33 years of service and original paint scheme, it still br... (more)
The 'Buck Local' moves out of the BNSF East Yard with a 5 Engine lash up. After a Crew Member aligns a switch the train will head south to Denver.
Lite Power sits on the House Track awaiting a crew. The tractor-mower seen in the background is mostly used during the summer months to keep the weeds down along the BNSF right-of-way.
A colorful variety of power dominates this scene located just west of the BNSF East Yard in Longmont, CO.
The DPUs on this coal empty ease down as the train approaches Longs Peak, while leaving Longmont for a meet with the Stinky Slinky Sulfur Train.
Clouds continue to build up as the weather began to change very, very quickly. The National Weather Service forecast one to two inches of snow starting this afternoon and overnight. This surely w... (more)
On this Martin Luther King Day, a coal empty can be seen approaching the Highway 66 Road Crossing as they depart the city of Longmont. Just a few miles ahead, they head into Longs Peak to meet a s... (more)
GWR 2232 moves slowly along the Interchange Track after picking up a string of cars from BNSF.
Two Heritage Dash 9s and a SD60M drag the daily Laurel to Denver Manifest into the city of Longmont after meeting a northbound at Longs Peak. It's just 45 minutes after sunrise and the lighting co... (more)
After completing an interchange with BNSF, GWR 2232 is seen smoking furiously as it pulls a string of cars towards the Great Western Plant located just east of town.
The three BNSF Locals that originate in Longmont use a variety of Power that can range from a regular GP unit to an EMD SD60 and sometimes an Oakway. Seen are some examples that you might see.
An Executive painted SD70MAC and GE take the daily Laurel, MT to Denver, CO Manifest into the city of Longmont on a bright sunny morning.
Three units take charge as the daily Denver, CO to Laurel, MT Manifest train leaves the city of Longmont and pass a farm field as they blow for the Vermillion Road Crossing.
Seen in the background is the Crew about to board the Power that will take them to the BNSF East Yard..