As a summer storm rolls into Brighton, CO, UP 1996 (Southern Pacific heritage unit) waits in the siding for a relief crew to come out from Denver. While the original crew still has two hours left ... (more)
UP 1983, the Western Pacific heritage unit, slowly approaches the northern end of Brighton where it'll stop to meet two southbound trains. With all of the crossing at Brighton, northbound trains t... (more)
The morning sun kisses the roof of Amtrak #50 as it speeds past Barr Lake towards Denver, Colorado.
BNSF 2585 leads a short oil can train from the Hudson Terminal to Denver, passing Barr Lake on the way. The engine started life in 1963 as a GP30 for the AT&SF and was later rebuilt into the GP39... (more)
On a hot spring afternoon, a pair of BNSF ES44ACs power this westbound coal train through the western edge of Barr Lake State Park in Brighton, Colorado, on June 1, 2020.
Morning light fills the sky with color and punctuates the reflections on Barr Lake.
Amtrak 204 leads the California Zephyr to Barr Lake at dawn.
Zephyr on Golden Pond: The morning California Zephyr heading to Denver was greeted with a stunning golden sunrise at Barr Lake.
The mist rises above Barr Lake as the morning Amtrak screams past at dawn, startling some ducks that were doing some morning laps.
UP 6538 AC4400CW arrives with two helpers, including the UP North Western heritage, at the Vestas blade factory on the north end of Brighton, Colorado.
BNSF 8784 (SD70ACe) pulls another load of coal towards Denver, passing Barr Lake under a stunning Colorado sunrise.
It's Warbonnet Wednesday as BNSF 7078 (ES44C4) leads the 'Z' train past Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado as it races towards Denver.
A bright sunrise provides the opportunity to get a profile silhouette of BNSF 9295 (SD70ACe) passing Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.
As amazing as this morning's sunrise was, it would be surpassed by today's sunset. The sky turned amazing shades of blues and reds which lasted for nearly 20 minutes. Luckily a coal train went th... (more)
Today started out with an amazing sunrise at the blue hour and as luck would have it, a BNSF coal train came along just at the right time and passed by Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.