Fire at Sunrise
The intensity of a vibrant red June sunrise strikes the nose of an eastbound manifest throttling up the grade to Keenesburg. CO.
The absolute first light of a frigid post solstice Winter’s day strikes the point at the curve into the morning sunrise at Keenesburg, CO. The aluminum hoppers are ablaze in the morning fiery red ... (more)
The fields of gold sunflowers are glowing in the evening sun east of Roggen, CO on a hot late summer August evening. One of the many empty coal moves flies eastward for its return to the mines.
The Colorado Front Range is in full purple mountain majesty and standing tall in the distance at Hudson, CO. BNSF 7903 hustles a manifest eastbound on the Brush Subdivision.
Hail and large heavy rain blast my back while I dash into the adjacent lot next to the Brush Depot to capture the Z from Chicago. At the elevator in Brush, CO the slow arrival of the Z CHIDEN7 05 ... (more)
Loaded coal hustles over the fill at Barr Lake State Park. Stormy skies have given way to a happy sun filled ending.
BNSF 6236 rolls underneath some intense Summer afternoon storms as it heads West towards Denver.
Just after Sunrise, a couple of BNSF SD70ACe's head South with another loaded coal train over the West switch at Tonville.
A pair of BNSF engines still in their original paint schemes race semi-trucks on parallel I-76 as they approach the Tank car facility at Hudson with the Hudson local.
A rebuilt ex-Santa Fe GP35 heads West towards Denver with the Hudson turn.
Late in the evening, new BNSF 3937 heads South with a unit train of empty Cement hoppers.
Traveling through the big curve just West of Keenesburg, the BNSF 5790 has a roll on coal loads heading South.
This visiting pair of engines, FXE 4674 and UP 4854 are heading towards Denver with BNSF's Laurel, MT to Pueblo manifest train.
BNSF GP39-2 2854 (ex Santa Fe 3640) pulls out of the Barr Siding with the Eastbound local heading to the tank car repair facility at Hudson.
A colorful consist led by a pair of visiting KCS engines painted in Southern Belle colors approaches Denver.