A KCS "Southern Belle" SD70ACe leads this Kansas City, KS to Wenatchee, WA loaded vehicle train through the sag at Gunbarrel, CO.
The sun has set behind the mountains as a BNSF 9601, ICE 6418, and BNSF 880 lead the Denver - Great Falls manifest out of Longmont near the location of Morey.
Here's a neat lash up. A BN Executive painted SD70MAC leads a ICE SD40-2, and Warbonnet C40-8W on the Denver, CO to Great Falls, MT Manifest through Boulder, CO. The train has just started up agai... (more)
The Laurel to Denver Manifest rolls on through one of the oldest neighborhoods in Longmont, CO along Atwood Street as snow continues to fall.
The Valmont coal train comes to a stop near the Valmont Power Plant in Boulder before the crew goes to work and puts the train away in the power plant and on the Stazio Siding.
A stack train waits for a fuel truck to come and re-fuel the units and also waiting for two northbounds coming out of Denver.
After meeting a stack train, the BNSF/UP Valmont loaded coal train proceeds north out of Broomfield towards Boulder. Mount Meeker can be seen high above the train in the background.
Led by a BN SD40-2, the Longmont Switch rolls along at track speed over the Little Thompson River bridge outside of Berthoud, CO. This area was under water back in September 2013 and the original ... (more)
The Conductor and Conductor Trainee observe the Longmont Switch making a reverse move off of the main into the East Yard in Longmont. The brakeman is on the rear protecting the shove into the yard... (more)
A northbound empty coal train gets a little bit of sunshine as they get out of a thunderstorm that is dumping rain and hail to the south in near the Denver area.
Two C44-9W's bring up the rear of the loaded "Stinky Slinky" Sulfur Train as they pass farm fields just north of Longmont.
Two C44-9W's bring up the rear of the loaded "Stinky Slinky" Sulfur Train as they roll along the Diagonal Highway near Gunbarrel, CO with the Front Range Foothills and Rocky Mountains in the backg... (more)
The "Stinky Slinky" Molten Sulfur Train races along side a county road just south of Berthoud on Berthoud Hill.
It's almost 10 o'clock at night as the Laurel to Denver manifest races by at 49 MPH through the small town of Niwot, CO next to the Whistle Stop Park. November 11, 2013.
After meeting the Denver - Great Falls manifest at Longs Peak, the "Stinky Slinky" loaded molten sulfur train heads south along farm fields just north of Longmont.