The UP needed some heavy muscle to pull this long train of Vestas wind mill turbine parts.
Burlington Northern's specially painted engine for the Gulf War heads South through Colorado Springs leading a pair of GE B30-7AB B-units.
RTD's southwest corridor light rail line, which connects the suburbs of Englewood, Sheridan and Littleton with downtown Denver, parallels the active Joint Line. On a busy day you can see 30 coal a... (more)
BNSF 6030 (ES44AC) brings a coal train into Castle Rock, Colorado on the Joint Line, where it will stop until given clearance to proceed to Colorado Springs
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.