A bluebonnet waits for service among the other Heritage III painted BNSF motors at the BNSF engine facility in Denver, Colorado.
SD40-2 idles impatiently at the grade crossing in North Yard on the Golden Sub with the weekly glass shipment.
Collision of Seasons at Golden
Crews work the Golden Switcher or more popularly known as the Coors Beer Run at North Yard just outside the Coors property. A clash of season... (more)
The BNSF is slowly painting their former Cascade Green BN units to the Heritage III schemes. BNSF 1961 was built in 1972 for the Colorado & Southern, then worked for the BN and is now fully assim... (more)
BNSF 1961 (SD40-2) was built for the Colorado & Southern Railway before joining the BN ranks. She has recently been repainted in the Heritage III scheme. If you like the BN you can still see a n... (more)
The Burlington Northern is alive and well in Denver - if not in spirit then certainly in these cascade green veterans that can be found working the yards around the mile-hi city.
A bright Colorado sunrise catches two veteran BN units in the yard of the Denver engine servicing facility. BNSF 2700 is a GP39-2 built for Burlington Northern in 1981, and BNSF 1961 is a SD40-2 ... (more)
When humping cars in the Denver Yard, it is normal to see a pair of engines assigned to the task. On this day BNSF 1961 had solo duty.
The weathering on this veteran SD40-2 gives it some character.
BNSF 1961 (SD40-2) has just led 2854 (GP39-2) and a mixed freight through UP's 36th Street Yard on its way to the BNSF's Denver Yard.
BNSF 1961 sports the wounds received when it sideswiped another engine while moving through a Denver yard.
Two veteran SD40-2's in Cascade Green. The damage to BNSF 1961 is visible on the front, a result of side-swiping another engine (2846) and splitting it's gas tank open. There were no injuries as... (more)