Snow still clings to Pikes Peak, seen here standing watch 25 miles away, as BNSF 6427 storms north with a string of empty coal gons. More info at Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE ES44ACLocation: Greenland, Colorado, USALocomotive #: BNSF 6427Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 16, 2010
Coal empties storm north through the Greenland Open Space. The people of Douglas County had tremendous vision by avoiding greed and not allowing development along this section of the Front Range,... (more)
ATSF lives? A you-gotta-look-close-to-see-the-patch Warbonnet leads a rail train north through the Greenland Open Space.
CSUX coal empties race back to the mines of northern Colorado as they split the Greenland Open Space under the steady eye of Pikes Peaks.
The small town of Greenland, CO has several photogenic features. One of those features in this big red barn which lies between the northbound and southbound mains. Here, a southbound BNSF coal loa... (more)
The Pikes Peak Local works south through Greenland on Main 1. That's Rattlesnake Butte in the background, or if you're in the Powered Flight Program at the Air Force Academy, it's the target at t... (more)
Even the newer power struggles up the grade on the north side of the Palmer Divide. Here BNSF 6279 leads the southbound crawl through Greenland.
BNSF 5640 pushes NB through Greenland.
Southbound BNSF coal train Greenland, CO
AMTX coal struggles up the grade in Greenland behind a late-1990s power duo. I hope when Uncle Warren takes over he opens up the checkbook and puts the paint shops to work Swoosh'ing these all-to... (more)
Black diamonds struggle south through Greenland as the distant twin buttes of Raspberry Butte and Monkey Face stand watch.
UP 5890 rolls a southbound Canon City bound coal train by the Mile High Bison Ranch at........wait for it.......Greenland, CO
A new twist on the classic Red Barn shot at Greenland, CO. Thanks to the UP for running the train 'wrong way' on Main 2.
Northbound coal empties rush through the Greenland Open Space over some fresh ballast with Spruce Mountain in the background. It's an easy hike to reach the exposed rocks on the far right of Spru... (more)
An ACe and a blue CEFX leaser have this northbound coal empty zipping right along through the Greenland Open Space.