OmniTRAX switcher 1451 had been helping out at the Coors Brewery in Golden, CO. The switcher was being returned to Loveland, CO when the Longmont Turn derailed. The pileup behind the switcher is q... (more)
The first three units from the Longmont Turn seen here after the Turn derailed the night before. BNSF 8105 didn't fall completely over, but BNSF 9801 (SD70MAC) and BNSF 143 (GP60M) weren't so luck... (more)
Around 10:30pm the night before, BNSF's Longmont Turn struck a tree stump deliberately placed on the tracks. The lead unit, BNSF 8105, somehow managed to stay mostly upright.