Nice set of BN power leads a coal train north on the Joint Line north through Palmer Lake.
BNSF 7790 has just about finished its 2000 foot climb from Denver as it nears Palmer Lake. Once over the top it’s downhill all the way past the Air Force Academy into downtown Colorado Springs.
In dawn's first light BNSF 7649 and mate have just disconnected from a southbound coal train at Palmer Lake and will now make the journey back to Denver,
BNSF 8183 (ES44C4) and a UP unit lead a freight through the picturesque landscape of Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 5694 (AC4400CW) holds a loaded coal train while a container train which has just run through Palmer Lake passes by. There is only one track through the small mountain town, necessitating coo... (more)
BNSF 6047 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 5411 (Dash 9) runs past the abundant scrub brush near Palmer Lake; a result of the monsoon seasonal rain showers that blanket the Front Range daily during this time of year.
UP 7997 (ES44AC) pushes an empty coal train through a cut in Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 8792 (SD70ACe) handles a loaded coal train into Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 8792 (SD70ACe) shoves a loaded coal train on the north end of Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 8792 (SD70ACe) shoves a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake
BNSF 7931 leads a container train towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Top Ten of 2018. Here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2018.9. During a trip to Colorado in June, we managed to leave a little extra time at the beginning an... (more)
A southbound loaded coal train at the end of the long climb from Denver on its way south to a power station in Texas.
The snow helps bounce the last minutes of sun off of UP 6701 (AC4400CW) as it waits for the green signal to head into Palmer Lake, Colorado.