BNSF 8105 was leading the Longmont Turn when they struck a stump placed by kids in the tracks. The stump got caught under the train and caused a derailment.
UP 949 and 951 are together for an operation lifesaver special along UP's Greeley Sub. 949 developed a horn defect so 951 and 963b had to be placed on the headend and run backwards.
The D&RGW heritage unit was on display at Union Station for Wheels in Motion.
General Electric is doing high altitude testing on Qinghai-Tibet Railway's new C38AChe model at East Portal
BNSF 7754, HLCX 9014, and BNSF B-unit 328 lead a stack train south to Denver.
7769 and 7764 snake across the wyoming praire at Islay
The trains have started to roll again after the derailment
These two KCLX hoppers will be scrapped soon after sustaining heavy damage.
This coal car was literally flattened during the impact.
Piles of twisted metal, trucks, and coal cars are scattered about.
An empty coal train derailed and fouled the other main track. An opposing train collided with the hopper. No crews were injured.
This coal load is just starting the 1.55% grade up Crawford Hill.
A crisp November fog gives way to the sunrise at Bradley
Built in 1957 this SD9 is still has its original control stand. It shows how reliable EMD can be.
The morning sun is starting to warm up the flatirons as the coal train crawls downgrade