Cruising along at 40mph and at an elevation of 5700 feet, a Boeing 737 fuselage flies through the Centennial State at the head end of today’s KCKPSO as it keeps climbing the grade towards Palmer L... (more)
The BNSF local has rearranged their consist to go switch the Lime facility a few miles to the south.
BNSF 9254 is heading South over the North siding switch at Colorado Springs. The Burlington Northern boxcar on the right belongs to the local trolley museum.
Frost covered trees give off an eerie appearance as a pair of ACe's head South with a loaded coal train.
BNSF 4110 heads South leading a mixed manifest with frost covered trees in the background.
To a photographer, catching a train on a sweeping curve is fun. Catching a long train occupying an entire S-curve is more fun. Once in a great while it's possible to catch the same train running i... (more)
Working the BNSF interchange, before heading back to Ft. Carson. (Thank you to Joe B. for acting as tour guide this day.)
After picking up its cars from the BNSF interchange, this Army crew heads back into Ft. Carson. (Thank you to Joe B. for acting as tour guide this day.)
Union Pacific's Rio Grande Heritage Unit has been "Strategically placed" by UP (DRGW) folks in Colorado Springs. It just so happened to be in a direct view with the former DRGW station as well as ... (more)
After meeting with the KCKSPO at the siding, this southbound coal load keep its train in check as it heads towards downtown Colorado Springs.
A nice surprise on the Joint Line this day. BNSF's DENBEL passes the old DRGW depot with a KCS SD70Ace, UP SD70M and a KCS GEVo leading the way.
In anticipation of my return to Colorado from Alaska for a few days I thought I would post a few shots from around my former haunts. Colorado Springs can be a busy place as seen here with an empty... (more)
According to the timetable, No.2, The Royal Gorge,
will have 5 minutes to load and unload passengers and
baggage and take on water before its 4:35 P.M. departure for Denver from the Santa F... (more)
A rare, daylight MNYPU manifest rolls south through Colorado Springs with an ex GECX AC4400 leading. An approaching cold front is making the skies quite dark.