Very First Light at Leyden
Westbound at Leyden, CO the Provo bound daily manifest is at notch 8 climbing towards the Moffat Road. Denver is glowing in the sunrise of a new day.
The sun sets early within the deep canyons of the Colorado River outside of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Despite it only being about 3 PM, the sun is just barely still touching the peaks of the cli... (more)
Mother Nature dials up a beautiful sunrise as BNSF 6161 (ES44AC) leads a freight through the curve at Blue Mountain on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
BNSF 6161 (ES44AC) leads a freight train around the base of Blue Mountain as it heads up the Moffat Tunnel Sub at dawn.
Sunrise over Denver
Provo bound from the sunrise of a new day over Denver.
#5 of 5 eastbounds waiting for a new crew.
Last week I took a trip with some friends to Illinois to shoot several different areas including the BNSF Chilicothe Sub. One of the spots we stopped at was South Streator where the line crosses t... (more)
This is what happens when you try to blast through snow drifts that are too big, you get stuck. BNSF didnt seem to learn their lesson when the Southwest Chief got stuck in a drift a few weeks prio... (more)
CSX ethanol train K690 is powered this day by a BNSF ES44AC leader along with a trailing KCS AC4400CW. KCS power is an infrequent visitor to northern Ohio so this was a pleasant surprise.
Running SB into Colorado Springs where the single track divides to double track. Further south, the tracks are again joined to single track for a short distance before dividing again south of the... (more)
A trio of ES44's begin the tough climb up Crawford hill. With 3 more SD75's on the rear of the train, it'll be a pretty quick trip to the summit.