The bright sunrise bathes the frozen grasses in a golden glow as temperatures dip to a frigid -12 degrees. The California Zephyr runs at track speed and kicks up the newly fallen snow as it heads... (more)
The California Zephyr runs through subfreezing temperatures as a pastel sunrise greets the passengers at Wiggins, Colorado.
Lifting the Snow
Running behind and making up lost time number 5 is blasting into Wiggins, CO moments after sunrise. Subzero temperatures allow the snow to rooster tail behind the gl... (more)
BNSF 8025 (ES44C4) leads a fast stack train over a bridge east of Wiggins, Colorado on the Brush Sub.
The blue hour catches BNSF 9306 (SD70ACe) pulling a loaded coal train over a bridge at Wiggins, Colorado.
A golden sunrise greets the crew and passengers of the California Zephyr as it runs towards Wiggins, Colorado on the Brush Sub.
The California Zephyr runs towards Wiggins, Colorado at sunrise.
BNSF 7292 approaches the small farming town of Wiggins, Colorado as the last colors of the sunset radiate from behind the Rocky Mountains.
Smoke and haze create and eerie glow at sunrise as the California Zephyr runs through Wiggins, Colorado on the Brush Sub.
BNSF 6256 (ES44AC) leads a freight past a reflecting pond as it runs towards Wiggins, Colorado.
Two BNSF trains meet at a siding between Wiggins, Colorado and Fort Morgan.
A set of light and heavy power hold station at the Longmont, Colorado depot. BNSF 2700 is a 40 year-old GP39-2 that wears its original Burlington Northern Cascade Green paint.
BNSF 7874 (ES44DC) is hauling three 737 aircraft fuselages towards Fort Morgan and holds for a westbound freight to pass.
BNSF 7874 (ES44DC) leads three Boeing aircraft fuselages past a wild sunflower field as it runs east on the Brush Sub. Each of the fuselages has a banner on the wing root noting Spirit Aerosystem... (more)
Amtrak engine 176 leads the California Zephyr through Wiggins, Colorado at sunrise as it heads to Denver on the Brush Sub.