BNSF 2698 (GP39-3) gets ready to head to the yard in Longmont and take a cut of cars to Broomfield, Colorado.
From the 1970's to the late 1990's the AT&SF adopted a new paint scheme for freight diesels known as the Bluebonnet or Yellowbonnet scheme, which placed more yellow on the locomotives. The purpos... (more)
BNSF 2854 (GP39-2) runs light on the Longmont Siding and will take the spur that runs to Lafeyette, Colorado.
BNSF 2621 (GP39-3) sits with a Bluebonnet at the old Longmont Depot, in front of apartments that used to be the site of the Butterball turkey rendering plant.
LONGMONT CO (July) 1978 — Burlington Northern SD40-2 6808 rolls north on Atwood Street as it climbs out of the St. Vrain River valley. My Photo.
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C&S SD-9 832 with only a short local in front of the Longmont depot, the crew was resting before returning to Broomfield on February 21, 1968. Photo by Ken Crist, from my collection.
BNSF 9894 (SD70MAC) sits with other light power at the historic depot in Longmont, Colorado.
It is getting harder and harder to find Bluebonnets working in the wild these days. Here BNSF 2854 (GP39-2) was found sitting in the yard in Longmont, Colorado.
BNSF 2949 (GP39-2) moves from the Longmont, Colorado Depot towards the BNSF yard.
A pair of Geeps and a pair of MACs wait at the historic depot in Longmont, Colorado.
BNSF 9948 (SD70MAC) looks tired as it leans on uneven track at the depot in Longmont, Colorado.
BNSF 2718 (GP39-2) leads the Buck Local through Longmont, Colorado on the Front Range Sub.
A pair of Geeps switches at Longmont, as a rainbow appears in the background following the day's rain.
A pair of Geeps switches cars in Longmont
2 crewmembers catch a ride to the BNSF yard in Longmont, Colorado on BNSF 9066 (SD70ACe).