The Sun is trying to break out of the clouds as light rain showers continue to fall with the Circus train pulling to a stop at Palmer Lake.
BNSF's Pikes Peak local scoots north on the Joint Line towards Denver behind a former BN SD60M & ATSF B40-8W. The trains namesake mountain is seen in the distance standing at 14,114 feet tall.
These days you feel fortunate to see an 'Executive' painted MAC running the BNSF rails around Denver. This one is muscling a loaded coal train along the Joint Line and sports a unique Heritage II... (more)
UP 5799 (AC4400CW-CTE) runs into a strong spring snow storm, taking an increasingly rare coal train through Littleton, Colorado along the Joint Line.
Perhaps the last major snowstorm of the season blankets UP 5799 (AC4400CW-CTE) and its loaded coal cars as they head south on the Joint Line through Sedalia, Colorado.
The BNSF helps the Union Pacific pull a freight over the South Platte River and onto the Joint Line in Denver.
A pair of KCS engines head North on the point of this BNSF military train heading towards Denver.
Heading North out of Colorado Springs, The BNSF 7826 has SD70Ace-Tier IV Demonstrator engines EMDX 1502 and 1503 with test car 802 trailing in the consist as the train heads for Denver.
A pair of SD40-2's still painted in the ex-BN Cascade Green paint scheme head South with 12 cars on the Denver to Colorado Springs Pikes Peak local.
Two shiny new GEVOs take a mixed freight south on the joint line.
In looking for another image I ran across this shot taken in August 2010 from the top of Ben Lohman Mountain. Back during a time when I was intent on taking shots on from the top of both hills on ... (more)
Obligatory Palmer Lake curve shot.
BNSF 8478 brings up the rear of an empty coal drag just north of downtown Castle Rock, CO. The DPU's are crossing over I-25, as seen from Rock Park.
BNSF 7650 (ES44DC) leads a train loaded with military vehicles south on the Joint Line, presumably to Fort Carson.
With only a few minutes of sun remaining, UP 5149 (SD70M) highballs on the joint line towards Larkspur, Colorado.