Built by Great Western Railway after the railroad was incorporated on October 16, 1901, by the Great Western Sugar Company, the depot still stands in pretty good shape at the west end of their sma... (more)
No, this wasn't photoshopped. Apparently a shop laborer had a little time on his hands to modify UP's slogan on the side of Great Western's a-bit-worn GP-9. Note GW's jackrabbit herald in the ea... (more)
Looking much like a model railroad, OMLX 4327 in Northwestern Pacific Black Widow scheme sits alone near the old Sugar Mill and Great Western Omnitrax shops in Loveland, CO. This unit will be used... (more)
It's been snowing all the previous day, through the night, and all this day as this molten sulfur load drops downhill into Loveland.
BNSF 1077 was probably enough power to lead this empty baretable train out of Ft. Collins and into Loveland. Note how the train stretches out and around the curve, a mile and a half away.
With 113 cars and 2 DPUs behind them, BNSF 7478 and BNSF 4778 start this LauDen uphill out of Ft. Collins and will soon be dropping into Loveland.
An ex Central Kansas Railway EMD GP7 sits in the Winter Sun at the OmniTrax Facility in Loveland, Colorado. The CKRY red is seen starting to fade off and the old Santa Fe Bluebonnet Scheme is star... (more)
An ex North Western Pacific Cadillac EMD SD9 and a rebuilt and freshly painted ex SP GP40 in Illinois Railway colors sit near the old Great Western Sugar Plant at Loveland, Colorado.
BNSF 8023, 6384, and 8076 lead this TacDen up the 1.8% Derby Hill. Oh the sound of EMDs in Run-8 and the BN horn can still be heard to this day!
This former NorthWestern Pacific unit has been in service on various Great Western Locals for some time. The unit was repainted by OmniTrax into the Black Widow Paint Scheme.
This Central Kansas Railway unit is seen tied down at the Great Western Railway facility in Loveland, CO. It is currently being used on a local that operates between Loveland and Longmont, CO on ... (more)
Now that the train is assembled, GWR 2243 pulls out of Loveland, CO, with the sugar silo in the background.
Southern Pacific SD9 4372 sits among the shambles of the old Great Western Sugar factory in Loveland, CO.
Waiting to be scrapped, GWR 212 sits with GWR 2233 and 1845 at the Great Western yard in Loveland, CO
While switching, GWR 5625 poses with the famous Loveland sugar silo in the background.