Two veteran BNSF units work the Denver Yard under a late evening sun. 1572 was built in 1973 for the Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe as a SD45-2 (in the Kodachrome scheme) and was later rebuilt as a S... (more)
BNSF's twice weekly northbound Pikes Peak Local was passing through Larkspur
Originally built as an SD45-2 for the Santa Fe in 1973, this BNSF SD40-2R and a fellow EMD SD40-2 are busy working Rennick yard in Denver.
A couple odd sights in the BNSF engine yard - BNSF 1572 (formerly a SD45-2R Santa Fe unit converted to a SD40-2R) paired with very faded Warbonnet paint and a couple work trains (Loram ballast cle... (more)
It's just another day on Atwood Street in Longmont, CO as the Longmont Switch pulls out onto the main after making up their train in the East Yard.
After assembling their train for most of the morning in the East Yard, the Longmont Switch led by a former SD45-2 pulls up down the middle of Atwood Street in Longmont, CO, so they can realign the... (more)
The Pikes Peak Local makes the second of its two weekly runs south on the Joint Line to Colorado Springs. Here the local is creeping into Larkspur on the blocks of a coal train just ahead of it. ... (more)
southbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local approaching Larkspur, CO
southbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local on exSanta Fe bridge south side of Larkspur, CO
fresh rebuild 1572 leads the southbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local approaching Larkspur, CO
fresh rebuild 1572 leads the southbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local past Orsa Siding near Castle Rock
todays southbound BNSF Denver to Colorado Springs Pikes Peak Local had freshly rebuilt and painted exSD45-2 leading southbound near Palmer Lake, CO on the Joint Line. Not sure what the new model d... (more)
An assortment of paint schemes gather at Argentine's central locomotive holding tracks, including that of the recently repainted BNSF 1572.