Top Ten of 2018. Here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2018.9. During a trip to Colorado in June, we managed to leave a little extra time at the beginning an... (more)
The Plainville branch is probably already on borrowed time, but UP is still spending a few dollars on maintenance, as evidenced by this ballast train behind a hybrid yellow/MP GP50.
BNSF 3160 (GP50) pushes back down the Broomfield spur to drop off a load of freight cards. If you look closely you can see an engine on the far end, making for this unique pull me - push you cons... (more)
EMD touted the GP50 as a do-anything locomotive, but in actual service it seemed more runner than dragger. The model did not live up to the manufacturer's hype and proved unpopular on many roads,... (more)
OK&T freight waits at East Salina for a UP local to clear. From this point to Abilene, Santa Fe and OK&T ran over UP's Kansas Pacific.
Taking some notch's after train ahead moved out of the block a head.
About 2 miles North of the crossing with the ICG.
A wide variety of locomotives sit outside the NRE shop in Silvis.
Light and fast Chicago MStP train
Riders on the California Zephyr get a good look at BNSF 3127, a former Burlington Northern GP50 that is waiting for service or an assignment at the Denver engine servicing facility.
A trio of light power, lead by BNSF 3160 (a GP50 built in 1985 for the Burlington Northern) passes by the cooling lakes for the Valmont Power Plant in Boulder, Colorado.
BNSF 3127 (a former BN GP50 built in 1985) greets the California Zephyr as it leaves Denver Union Station.