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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...
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
The abandoned Great Western sugar mill
poses as a backdrop while the Longmont Turn
pulls a string of cars delivered by the
Great Western Ry.
Canon EOS 5D
Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 @ 85mm
1/320 sec @ f/11
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
BNSF 104, the Longmont local, switches in Longmont
on a cold last day of November. How could BNSF
forget such a beautiful paint scheme and proud
Canon EOS 5D
Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 @ 24mm
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
An ex BN GP50 and an ex ATSF GP60M, (104), are seen coming into the North Restricted Limits of Longmont, Colorado with 25 cars from Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado on the Longmont Local.
Copyright 2007 By SD70ACe9370
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