BNSF (9272) snakes through the woods in Douglas County as it heads towards Sedalia, Colorado.
The BNSF orange really stands out in the snow. Here we see BNSF 5846 (ES44AC) crossing a culvert as it leads a coal train between Castle Rock and Larkspur, Colorado.
The open prairie land between Greenland and Palmer Lake is known as Spruce, Colorado, and allows one to take an entire coal train into view. BNSF 5846 (ES44AC) strains to pull a loaded coal up th... (more)
BNSF 5846 (ES44AC) strains to puss a loaded coal past Spruce, Colorado.
Once the heavy coal trains make the steep climb between Larkspur and Palmer Lake, they head downhill towards Colorado Springs. Here we see BNSF 8775 (SD70ACe) running along the trees that make Pa... (more)
BNSF 8782 (SD70ACe) climbs the steep grade between Larkspur and Palmer Lake, Colorado. Loaded coal trains usually require 4 to 5 units to make the climb, and often creep along at jogging speed unt... (more)
BNSF 5846 (ES44AC) leads a coal train through the Black Forest of Larkspur, Colorado.
BNSF 8782 (SD70ACe) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
The last blizzard of 2019 brought strong winds to the Colorado Front Range, making the wind chill dip below zero in many places. While the snow impacted auto travel, rail traffic remained steady ... (more)
The Colorado Front Range was socked with a strong blizzard, with sub-freezing temperatures and strong winds creating nearly whiteout conditions. BNSF 9094 (SD70ACe) runs head-first into the howlin... (more)
BNSF 9272 (SD70ACe) leads a loaded coal train past the iconic rock which give Castle Rock, Colorado its name.
BNSF 6074 (ES44AC) runs through the Black Forest of Larkspur, Colorado, pulling hard on a loaded coal train as it climbs towards Monument Hill.
BNSF 8242 (ES44C4) leads a rail train on the Joint Line towards Greenland, Colorado.
BNSF 6091 (ES44AC) leads a long loaded coal train on the Joint Line between Castle Rock and Larkspur, Colorado.
BNSF 6211 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.