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  1. Descending to Denver

    Descending to Denver

    BNSF 4351 East descends towards Denver on the Moffat line.
  2. UP 4602

    UP 4602

    west bound auto meets the end of east bound manifest
  3. Northern Pacific #1382 (front)

    Northern Pacific #1382 (front)

    A view of NP #1382 from the front
  4. Tying Down For The Night

    Tying Down For The Night

    After a long day a tired crewman from the Longmont local calls it a day after tying down the power in front of the Longmont depot. Canon EOS 5D Sigma 17-35mm f2.8-4 @ 17mm ISO 200, f/8, 1/800s
  5. Rippling Reflection

    Rippling Reflection

    Waters of Little Thompson Creek ripple the reflection of BNSF 4631 as it leads the Denver to Laurel freight northbound towards Berthoud, CO. Canon EOS 5D Sigma 17-35mm f/2.8-4 @ 17mm ISO 200 f/11 1/400s
  6. Big Sky

    Big Sky

    No, it's not Montana, it's Longs Peak siding between Longmont and Berthoud, CO...but a 17mm lens will make any sky look as big as any view in Montana! The Laurel to Denver train chugs slowly to the top of Berthoud Hill at south Longs Peak with BNSF 1122 leading the trio of power. Canon EOS...
  7. Topping Loveland Hill

    Topping Loveland Hill

    BNSF 5437 is on the point of the Laural to Denver train as it's about to pass under the new U.S. 287 overpass near Campion, CO. Anyone else every climb a chain link fence, poke your head and camera over the top, hang on to the fence for life with one hand while shooting a pic using a 300mm...
  8. Left Turn On To Atwood Street

    Left Turn On To Atwood Street

    BNSF 4444 leads a autorack/stack train down the middle of Atwood Street in Longmont, CO. Not quite real "street running" as the railroad is separated from the street by a curb, but one lane of Atwood runs on the east side of the track, the other lane on the west side of the...
  9. H1's On the Move

    H1's On the Move

    A pair of SD40-2's lead a southbound ballast train out of Longmont, CO. Darn it BNSF, wash your locos! :) Canon EOS 5D Sigma 100-300 f/4 + 1.4 teleconverter @ 420mm ISO 200 1/400s f/11
  10. Climbing Berthoud Hill

    Climbing Berthoud Hill

    In another shot using my el-cheapo Tamron zoom lens and 1.4x teleconverter, I caught the Laurel To Denver train climbing Berthoud Hill near the north switch of the Longs Peak siding. Canon EOS 5D Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 + 1.4x converter @ 420mm ISO 800 f/16 1/800s
  11. Highballing Through Highland

    Highballing Through Highland

    BNSF 506 leads the Longmont Local over the north switch at Highland, CO. This was kind of a test shot, using a cheapie Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 zoom that I picked up at a pawn shop for $60. I also attached my Tamron SP AF 1.4x teleconverter for a total of 420mm. The Tamron zoom...
  12. EMD 9093 Switching At Longmont, CO

    EMD 9093 Switching At Longmont, CO

    The late afternoon light of New Year's Day, 2008, illuminates the Longmont Turn as it switches and readies to tie down for the night. The background structures on the left side of the photo are the old Great Western sugar mill, shut down long ago and left to rot.
  13. Merry Christmas To RRForums

    Merry Christmas To RRForums

    Rising to an altitude of 14,259 feet above sea level, Longs Peak stands sentinel over a northbound BNSF stack train as it approaches Highland, CO. Canon EOS 5D Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L @ 200mm
  14. BNSF 104 North At Highland, CO

    BNSF 104 North At Highland, CO

    Early morning December light illuminates the Longmont local as it heads north on the Front Range Sub at Highland, CO. Canon EOS 5D Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 91mm ISO 200
  15. BNSF 7754 North At Highland, CO

    BNSF 7754 North At Highland, CO

    The Continental Divide towers above BNSF 7754 as it approaches Highland, CO. on the BNSF Front Range Sub. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 118mm + polarizer ISO 400
  16. BNSF 1035 South At Longs Peak, CO

    BNSF 1035 South At Longs Peak, CO

    BNSF 1035 leads a stack train out of the siding at Longs Peak, CO. after a three-way meet with two locals. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 200mm ISO 200
  17. BNSF 4408 South Near Highland, CO

    BNSF 4408 South Near Highland, CO

    BNSF 4408 waits for a local switching in Longmont to clear before proceeding south on the Front Range Sub. This shot was taken with a 14mm fisheye lens, thus the "warping" affect. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 145mm
  18. BNSF 4408 South Near Highland, CO

    BNSF 4408 South Near Highland, CO

    BNSF 4408 waits for a local switching in Longmont to clear before proceeding south on the Front Range Sub. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 145mm
  19. Front of #25

    Front of #25

    the front of Northern Pacific 2-8-0 #25, on display at the Butte Civic Center.
  20. Susquehanna Storm

    Susquehanna Storm

    NS 16T crosses the Susquehanna River on the Lurgan Branch at Harrisburg, PA. A thunderstorm was passing over the Harrisburg area at the time and light rain was already starting to fall. Three SD60M's are the power for today's 16T as it prepares for the final leg of its Birmingham, AL-Allentown...



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