The morning California Zephyr was running 3 hours late, making it possible to get this angle from Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.
A quartet of engines highballs an oil can train on the Brush Sub in heavy snow as it leaves Denver and heads towards Nebraska.
BNSF 5534 (ES44C4) leads a trio of other power past Barr Lake on the Brush Sub.
The crew and passengers of this morning's California Zephyr were treated to a stunning sunrise as they passed Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.
Here is a profile of a P42DC of the California Zephyr. Sharp eyed foamers will note an airliner positioned underneath the engine - this is a plane landing at Denver International Airport off in t... (more)
The sun has not quite crested the horizon and in the last minutes of the 'blue hour', the California Zephyr crosses a frozen Barr Lake.
The morning Z Train led by BNSF 7940 (ES44C4) whips up the freshly fallen snow between the trees as it speeds along the Brush Sub in Brighton Colorado.
Contrary to how it might look, the California Zephyr is not making extra revenue by pulling a cut of coal cars. It is actually passing an idle coal train sitting on the Tonville siding until the ... (more)
The orange on BNSF 2746 (GP39E) glows against the white snow as she pulls an oil can train towards Denver on the Brush Sub.
BNSF 9318 (SD70ACe) cuts through the fog at dawn as it passes through the Barr Lake area in Brighton, Colorado.
KCS 4756 (ES44AC) shoves an empty coal through Brighton, Colorado along the Brush Sub.
A sharp looking BNSF 2746 (GP39E) whips up the snow as it leads a load of oil cans through Brighton, Colorado.
BNSF 3127 (GP50) takes to the main track as it pulls the local oil can train from Hudson to Denver.
BNSF 3127 (GP50) increases a notch on the speed setting as it passes through Brighton, Colorado.
The ducks in the foreground pay no mind to the BNSF Z train that rumbles past Barr Lake, assisted by two Kansas City Belles.