Probably Wyoming coal going to Texas. The other units were UP 3535, BN 5529, EMD 9096, plus helpers (DPUs?) BN 7305 and 6707.
a southbound BNSF coal load powers up to continue it's climb to the top of the Palmer Divide a mile north of Palmer Lake after waiting for the northbound coal empty whos DP's can be seen in the di... (more)
D&RGW 5412 North nears the summit of the Palmer Divide on Colorado's Joint Line with a Pueblo to Denver manifest.
Two D&RGW SD40T-2's have nearly finished helping a southbound loaded coal train to the top of the Palmer Divide. They will stop up at the signal in the distance, cut off the caboose and then run a... (more)
After running around the caboose, Rio Grande "Tunnel Motor" #5390 shoves it back to the rear of the southbound loaded coal train that it had just assisted to the summit of the Palmer Divide.
hoar frost covers everything as the DP set on a northbound BNSF coal empty passes frozen Palmer Lake
hoar frost covers everything as BNSF 6215 passes frozen Palmer Lake
northbound BNSF unit cement train from Pueblo to Irondale, CO climbing towards the Palmer Divide passing appropriately named Inn at Palmer Divide
just another of a dozen southbound coal loads a day descend southbound off the Palmer Divide near Palmer Lake, CO
northbound BNSF coal load is near the end of it's climb out of Denver to the top of the Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake, CO
southbound empty UP hopper train waits in the "sag" for work ahead a mile north of Palmer Lake, CO
BNSF northbound Pikes Peak Local leaving single track at Palmer Lake, CO and heading onto the UP owned #2 main track.
northbound BNSF manifest train climbing toward Palmer Divide a mile south of Palmer Lake, CO
UP Centennial 844 steam special headed for NM and AZ for state centennial celebrations passing the Inn at Palmer Divide a mile south of Palmer Lake, CO
I'd swear these things followed me here from New Jersey! A pair of NS Dash 9s (9614, 9583) lead BNSF 4393 on a northbound freight through Palmer Lake. While this isn't exactly what I had hoped t... (more)