No longer “Employee Owned”, but still looking pretty good after 33 years on the rails. This C&NW logo still displays the former railroad’s slogan and shows moderate weathering after being applied... (more)
The early morning 101 “Hill Cut” makes their way back to the yard with a beautiful all EMD lash up showing the fallen flags that went into creating the BNSF.
A BNSF 70MAC sans the BN nose logo is seen pulling a long coal train around the yard in Pueblo as it makes its way through the steel town for a power plant in Texas.
A load of black diamonds from the Black Thunder Mine lead by a pair of War Pumpkins pass underneath I-25 as an 18-wheeler passes overhead.
Sixty nine foot long pieces of 115 pound rail fresh from the Evraz USA mill in Pueblo (former CF&I) sit bundled atop a flush deck flatcar as they head East to Kansas City on the p... (more)
A higher up in the BNSF chain of commands slowly and safely dismounts the BNSF 5948 after talking with the crew on their successful passage of an obstruction test. Soon this load of coal will con... (more)
Loads climb the Palmer Divide at Spruce lead by BNSF 9073.
Loads meet empty's on the Joint Line at Spruce.
With 2 EMD SD70MAC'S shoving on the rear, this loaded southbound coal train can be seen snaking its way through the sag as it climbs the Palmer Divide.
A Southbound herzog ballast train works upgrade as a Northbound empty passes in the background.
Another in a endless parade of southbound coal loads grinds towards the Palmer Divide as it passes the Greenland Ranch.
2 EMD's shove hard on the rear of a 114 car southbound texas coal load on the Joint Line.
A Southbound manifest nears the Palmer Divide as it works hard up the last half mile of the climb up from Denver.
BNSF 727 leads a detoured unit steel train south on the Joint Line.
BNSF 9310 is the first in a fleet of 7 Northbounds to pass Palmer Lake in the next hour.