The formidable Rockies and Joint Line look great covered in snow while the 9018 keeps control over its load of black diamonds as it enters into Sedalia.
The Oakway SD60's were looking somewhat ratty before they went to their new owners in recent years. When they were nearly new, they had one of the sharpest paint schemes going.
Texas-bound Powder River coal passes through Sedalia, Colorado on the Joint Line. I don’t know if the presence of Katy units was a regular occurrence, but it was a nice surprise for a visiting eas... (more)
Southbound BNSF North Antelope mine to Muleshoe TX coal load climbing towards Sedalia on the Joint Line
Rio Grande liked Alco switchers and the road bought two Alco PA/B/A sets for passenger service. But freight, not so much. Five RS3s found their way onto the roster in 1951 and, unlike competing E... (more)
BNSF 8444 heads South leading a loaded coal train down Main #1 of the Joint Line South of Denver.
FXE 4065 heads South past milepost 24 leading a BNSF empty Grain train.
This pair of NS engines are heading South out of Denver with BNSF's Laurel, MT to Amarillo, TX manifest train.
Freshly painted "whiteface" triclops SD60M leads a southbound coal load approaching Sedalia
A BN Powder River Basin unit coal train slowly grinds up the long grade from Denver to Palmer Lake on the Joint Line. Although this is a BN train, the crew is Santa Fe. For many years, by agreemen... (more)
BNSF 6067 and 9818 lead coal loads upgrade toward the summit at Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
An all KCS consist leads a southbound BNSF unit oil train climbing into Sedalia
Southbound BNSF train HAMADEN is on the ground stopped at Sedalia CO. Preliminary inspection appears to be a locked axle on the trailing 9746 shown with more than a foot long flat spots which appa... (more)
What a mess, no one was hurt and nothing leaked.
On a trip to Denver for a slide show, some friends and I stopped at Sedalia Colorado to photograph this BNSF freight train that had just derailed.