A two unit helper is cut in ahead of the caboose to assist a heavy coal train to Palmer Lake, summit of the Joint Line between Denver and Pueblo, CO. Although much has changed since this photo was... (more)
There is an October chill in the air as UP 844 runs through Denver and heads to New Mexico on the Joint Line.
A pair of CREX lease GE's make for a nice helper set as they wait for a signal to head back North towards Denver.
What remains of Palmer Lake is seen in the foreground as unfortunately the pictur... (more)
BNSF's Denver to Kansas City train drops downgrade from Palmer Lake with this nice consist of a pair of NS engines and two BNSF SD40-2's in Cascade Green!
An unusual engine at a very familiar location!
NS 8102, the Pennsy Heritage engine passes by the well known knoll at Palmer Lake with an empty Oil train.
It leads a pair of BNSF engines in light... (more)
CREX 1350 and BNSF 9465 lead this Southbound loaded coal train through the "trench" and past Denver's Light Rail station at Littleton, CO.
Also visible in the background is Rio Grande's old Littl... (more)
A loaded southbound coal train pauses at Palmer Lake while the helpers are cut off.
A Santa Fe GE C30-7 fronts three leased Oakway SD60s on a BN unit coal train approaching the "sag block" just north of Palmer Lake. Two BN SD40-2s are shoving on the rear.
A pair of Union Pacific GE's bring a Southbound loaded coal train down the Joint Line South of Monument siding.
This train is one of 6 sets that are a test burn heading from the Axial Mine, locat... (more)
Hours before the Broncos dispatched the San Diego Chargers ...
... 30 miles south, coal makes its way to Texas.
BNSF 6415 hits the S. switch at Monument siding past the old Rio Grande searchlight signals. A SD70ACe brings up the rear of a coal empty in the siding.
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.