On a cool Fall day, the twice-weekly Beatrice local heads South towards Beatrice. This line only sees these locals and the occasional grain train.
The power and cars from the local sit in BNSF's small Crystal City yard along with two cabooses, BN 12304 is visible in the background.
After picking up the power off the Banana Track in East Dubuque, the crew heads east towards Galena Junction to pick up their train. (Canon EOS20D, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM)
It's Christmas Day, the railroads are dead, but BNSF 2304 idles quietly in front of the Longmont depot. Canon EOS D60, ISO 800, 1/500s, Meade ETX-90 telescope for an effective focal length of 2400... (more)