This BNSF High Priority Q-Train heads north moving at track speed, as it passes through Highland, CO on a cold and beautiful Colorado morning.
No, this isn't a UP Autorack or an Intermodal train. It's actually a North Platte, NE to Denver, CO manifest. The Autoracks were picked up at Cheyenne, WY, and will be set out at a facility in Ro... (more)
After completing an early morning switch job, EMDX 798 and BNSF 2521 wait for a crew assigned to the 'Buck Local', that will head south towards Boulder and Lafayette, CO to perform evening switchi... (more)
With track work in progress south of town, not much traffic was moving on the BNSF Front Range Sub in and around Longmont, CO. All is quiet near the BNSF Depot Office, as Lite Power units wait to... (more)
UP 1348, that was once ex DRGW 3126, and recently repainted in the UP paint scheme is seen moving a string of cars out of the UP yard in La Salle, CO that will eventually be made up into a local r... (more)
The Brakeman who was aligning switches for a Local at the UP yard in La Salle, CO, decided to remove his jacket and place on a nearby switch temporarily while continueing his duties.
This UP Local is tied down on a siding south of the UP yard at La Salle, CO. The crew went DOL the night before and could not make it back to the yard and secure their train as usual.
A High Priority Intermodal train heads south towards Denver, CO during a serene morning setting.
By the look of this former ATSF unit, it definitely has seen many years of service. Now BNSF 2521, it sits quietly on the House Track at Longmont, CO waiting for its next assignment.
After just being refueled by a mobile truck at the UP Yard in La Salle, CO, GMTX 2120 and UP 1350 wait for a new crew to take this Local south on a switch job at various industries along the way.
With a temperture at minus one degree below zero, BNSF 146 races past snow covered fields, leading this Local, as it heads north on a switch job.
Both of these units, in the Warbonnet and Bluebonnet paint schemes, bring back fond memories of Santa Fe, even though they are now the property of BNSF.
OMLX 2959 heads east with a string of cars to be interchanged with UP at Milliken, CO.
A pair of UP Flag Units lead this southbound manifest through rural Platteville, CO, during a sunny pleasant morning.
BNSF 9285 and two other units are seen tied down on a storage track with Longs Peak looming in the background to the right.