I like those trains from Montana...they put the good power out front! A clean BNSFbonnet leads a high-priority Laurel, MT- Amarillo, TX manifest around the namesake lake in Palmer Lake. Learn mo... (more)
Two LMX units bracket a GP60B as they crest the Palmer Divide enroute to Denver. Today this scene is no longer possible as the LMX units have been sold off and the red barn has been torn down.
BNSF's Pikes Peak Local passes Palmer Lake, CO on it's twice a week northbound trip from Colorado Springs to Denver
D&RGW southbound coaltrain en route to Pueblo
On what was a magnificient Saturday in Colorado BNSF 4701 with a loaded grain train in tow crests the Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake, CO and provides a nice reflection in the still, windless waters ... (more)
After waiting for a northbound SD75M-led manifest to clear off the single track, BNSF 9227 is underway southbound, this time descending down the Palmer Divide. This train will meet a northbound a... (more)
A BNSF coal load crests the summit of the Palmer Divide. From this perspective you can see the many curves used to crest the summit from the south. the dirt trail on the opposite side of the lake ... (more)
3 units on the rear end of a southbound coal load seen passing Palmer Lake.
Coal empties roll north into Palmer Lake over a bed of fresh ballast. For the longest time, the sweeping curve through Palmer Lake had a speed restriction placed on it but no more! It's nice to ... (more)
After staring at the red signal at the end of Main 1 and watching five northbounds depart the single track portion of the Joint Line, the Pikes Peaks Local is underway again as the crew gives an e... (more)
This southbound Unit Grain GCOMPTN is cutting off the rear motor here at Palmer Lake.The rear unit is a manned helper out of Denver, it pushed the train south to here.It will return north to Denv... (more)
southbound BNSF manifest train running on normal northbound main at "sag" a few miles north of Palmer Lake, CO
northbound BNSF manifest train passing Palmer Lake, CO
Northbound manifest twists into Palmer Lake behind a trio of Dash 9s, the second of which sports a fresh coat of Swoosh.
BNSF 6337 leads it's train south through the S-Curve north of Palmer Lake. Off to the right is the old flyover, abandoned after the USRA re-alignment in the 1910's.