BNSF 1700 and Bluebonnet 1760 (both SD40-2's) head out of the Denver Yard, crossing the South Platte River which looks like a sauna as the air temperature hits minus 6 degrees. The temperature th... (more)
BNSF's twice weekly southbound Pikes Peak Local was climbing past Orsa siding in Castle Rock this morning
SD40-2's are alive and well on the BNSF as one leads the southbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local through Palmer Lake on it's twice a week southbound trip from Denver to Colorado Springs
BNSF 1700 leads the Pikes Peak local Southbound with 12 loads of lime.
A good chance to compare the noses of an SD40-2 (BNSF 1700) with a GP15-1 (UPY 577) as they wait for the OK to move through the 36th Street Yard.
After dropping off a few cars at the Rocla Concrete Tie plant off to the right, the conductor and brakeman head back to the lead unit of this all EMD consist discussing the next customer to work w... (more)
BNSF 1700 and company continue to sort cars in the ex/ ATSF yard. A few employees shoot the Shhh... Stuff off to the side.
With a very short train today, the Longmont Switch departs Longmont, CO with a cut of cars for GWR in Loveland and Fort Collins. It's a very cold and chilly morning with the temperature dropping a... (more)
It's a cold evening as the power for the Buck and Longmont Switch idle on the house track for the weekend.
After tying down the units ready for the Buck Local Crew later this evening, the engineer heads back to the depot and eventually home for the weekend.
The workhorse of the Denver Yard - the SD40-2.
It's a pleasant and mild afternoon in Longmont, CO as the Longmont Switch comes back from Loveland and Fort Collins running down the middle of Atwood Street.
BNSF 1700 (SD40-2), BNSF 3004 (GP40M) and third partner shut down ops for the day in Longmont.
After leaving later than usual in the morning, the Hill Cut is returning back to Pueblo yard with a Continuous Welded Rail (CWR) train. Icons of Pueblo such as the Union Depot on the left, the Co... (more)
An extremely rare GP9B rests with an old rusty SD9 at the engine terminal.