Rolling along the jointed rail at 10 MPH west of Hygiene, the Longmont Turn takes a cut of cement hoppers to the CEMEX Plant in Medberry.
Continuing west, we catch up with them as they continue to roll along at 10 MPH. They are seen approaching the small town of Hygiene.
Led by a GP39V still in BN paint, the Longmont Turn slowly accelerates away from the Valmont power plant heading toward it's next assignment on a warm January afternoon.
BNSF 2967 (GP39V) and 2308 (GP38-2) are spotted idling next to an industrial building in Longmont, Colorado.
The Longmont Turn on the right patiently waits on the Turkey Lead for the Laurel, MT to Denver, CO Manifest to clear, seen here on the right. The DPU is currently passing the Colorado and Southern... (more)
The Engineer is a lone figure sitting in the cab of BNSF 2967 waiting for a southbound train to clear the main. When the rest of the crew arrives, a Lite Power move will take place to the BNSF Eas... (more)
A former BN GP35 and a former Santa Fe GP40X wait for their next assignment.
I was hoping for a matched set of H1 SD40-2s on today's Pikes Peak Local, but two Geeps in Cascade Green was a nice consolation! Here the duo is underway again after waiting for a southbound coal... (more)
The Pikes Peak Local creeps through Larkspur on the heels of a southbound coal train and across the classic Santa Fe bridge on the south side of town. Can you spot Hello Kitty in this photo?
BNSF Pikes Peak Local passing through Palmer Lake, CO
As if nothing ever happened....
This hodgepodge of light power was put here to keep it out of the way so the West Lead could work the yard and let the M-NTWGFD come in. This mix of power was headed for Thompson to pick up a cut... (more)
BNSF 2967 hits track speed after coming from a complete stop to let an Amtrak (which was running 6 hours late) pass through.