BNSF 8781 North grinds upgrade as it nears the top of the climb at Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
A LORAM rail grinding train waits for the green signal before passing through Palmer Lake
BNSF 6272 leads a full load of coal as it snakes its way into Palmer Lake, Colorado
An empty coal train has crested the Palmer Divide and starts descending toward Denver. The entire train can be seen from this vantage point, with the head end approaching Spruce and and the rear ... (more)
One of the newest ACe's on the BNSF led an otherwise everyday run of the mill northbound coal empty past the Missionary Training International facility a mile south of Palmer Lake.
a brand new ACe leads a northbound BNSF coal empty through Palmer Lake, CO.
BNSF's twice weekly southbound Pikes Peak Local was passing through the "sag" a couple miles north of Palmer Lake
A brand new FXE SD70ACe along with another compadre leads BNSF Laurel, MT to Lubbock, TX train HLAULUB into Palmer Lake, CO. On the rear another pair of FXE units are working as DP's.
Passing Palmer Lake on April 15, 2005, a large 745-ton Belleli vessel was nearing the end of its journey from Houston, Texas, to Denver, Colorado, using the “world’s largest railroad car,” Schnabe... (more)
UP local drops down to enter the Joint Line. From my collection, photographer unknown.
A northbound mty coal, passing Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
A southbound manifest passing Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
A southbound Denver and Rio Grande Western coal train crests the grade at Palmer Lake, Colorado, on February 24, 1986. Three SD50s power the train led by No. 5501, and soon, the train will roll to... (more)
A short D&RGW freight battles up the joint line near Palmer Lake
BNSF GE ES44AC No. 6384 leads a southbound loaded coal drag through Palmer Lake over the BNSF/UP Joint line.