BNSF 1789 wears the Heritage III paint and no doubt 1933 will soon follow.
This is a rare sight these days; catching three former Cascade Green BN units in one location. These three also happen to represent three variants utilized by the Burlington Northern. BNSF 2897 ... (more)
BNSF 1789, a former Burlington Northern SD40-2 which has recently been painted from Cascade Green to BNSF Heritage III, crosses the South Platte River in Denver.
Yet another example of how fast the BNSF is repainting their former BN fleet into the Heritage III schemes. Both 1789 and 1675 started life with the Burlington Northern in 1978 and have now swapp... (more)
A pair of freshly shopped and painted SD40-2's were leading BNSF's twice a week northbound Pikes Peak Local approaching the top of the Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake.
With the exception of different numbers, this photo could have been any time in the last 30 years. 3 ex-BN SD40-2s lead the southbound Longmont switch up the 1.8% Derby Hill that runs from south L... (more)
A trio of cascade green, former BN units run down Mason Street in Fort Collins, heading to Longmont with a string of hoppers.
BNSF 1789 (SD40-2) leads a mixed freight through the horseshoe turn and into the Denver Yard.
Two BN SD40-2's idle on the house track as snow begins to pick up in Longmont, CO.
BNSF's twice weekly Pikes Peak Local to south of Colorado Springs is only two miles from the end of the fifty plus mile climb south out of Denver and was passing the "sag", a short streatch of nea... (more)
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.
Two SD40's sort a manifest that came in last night.
Running down the middle of Atwood Street, the Longmont Switch notches up as they pull the train up the hill and soon around the curve before heading north towards Loveland and Fort Collins.
Minus the BNSF renumbering, this was a common scene back in the BN Days during the 90s before the merger. Seen here, the Longmont Switch notches up leaving Longmont going up the middle of Atwood S... (more)
After clearing the Short Transfer Switch, the Longmont Switcher pauses on Atwood Street as the brakeman realigns the switch for the main and will walk back to the head end before heading north.