After setting out the bad order, the crew pulled up to the EBCS Roggen. Once the Denver - Chicago pulled up on the siding, BNSF 712 crew changed with a crew the Z-Train brought in from Denver.
Lite power from the Denver - Galesburg slowly pull up to the East House Track to set out their bad order locomotive, before continuing East.
The Conductor and Engineer on this BNSF manifest carry on a conversation while waiting for their relief crew to arrive on another train.
Lite Power led by BNSF 712 is seen holding the main, as it is about to set out the third unit, that experienced mechanical problems, onto the east house track siding.
An eastbound coal empty led by BNSF 9234 highballs past the Roggen Farmers Elevator on a chilly morning. The train will stop in Sterling, CO for a crew change, then continue its journey for a ref... (more)
Racing through the town of Roggen, Colorado is an empty Commanche Coal Train led by BNSF 9234 running at track speed. The train is heading back to Belle Ayr Mine in Wyoming.
Prairie wildflowers help frame a BNSF coal empty at what use to be the siding and wye at Tampa. Canon EOS D60, Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L, 1/500 sec @ f/11 (ISO 200).
The sun sets over the east control point at Roggen, CO. Canon EOS D60, Canon EF 50mm f/1.4, 11 seconds @ f/8
The Chicago to Denver Z train charges past the locaton of the old Tampa siding/wye. Canon EOS D60, Meyer-Optik 300mm f/4
Amtrak 6 is just streaks of colored lights as it charges by Crest, CO. Canon EOS D60, Canon EF 28mm f/2.8, ISO 200, 181 seconds at f/4.5. Lighting provided by Amtrak and the Full Moon, Inc.