Classic Grande on The Joint Line with a nice cupola caboose, coal, and grungy helpers. After assisting this train from Denver the helpers have cutoff and run around the caboose (the helpers were a... (more)
BNSF Pikes Peak Local passing through Palmer Lake, CO
A loaded Lower Colorado River Authority coal train puts on the usual show headed onto the single main passing a frozen Palmer Lake. This show is always better for this photographer with EMD power... (more)
A nice consist rolls north towards Denver.
Loaded Reliant Energy (HLP) coal train is drifting & snaking down to the single track at sunset, the head end is actually the set of motors in the distance. The motors in the foreground, passing ... (more)
A little Mexican variety on the Rio Grande passing a frozen Palmer Lake.
BNSF 9260 leads an older EMD relative south with loaded coal, seen here just after they "summited" the Joint Line between Denver and Pueblo.
southbound UP coal train Palmer Lake, CO
A father (left, behind the bush) and son clear off the ice at Palmer Lake in preparation for some hockey as BNSF 8849 and 5965 pass by. Shortly after the train passed by, the hockey sticks and pu... (more)
A southbound Union Pacific autorack train rolls through Palmer Lake, Colo. on the morning of August 13, 2010.
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