An empty hopper train rolls north out of Palmer Lake, Colorado while the sun makes a brief appearance.
Most BN traffic on Colorado’s joint line was long coal trains from the Powder River Basin, or returning empties. In both cases, five 3000-hp units were the standard power. Occasionally other traf... (more)
BNSF 6231 leads a southbound coal load through the broad curves at Palmer Lake, CO, on Colorado's Joint line. Nov 9, 2019., CO, on Colorado's Joint line. Nov 9, 2019.
Empty hoppers bound for loading in the Powder River Basin roll through Palmer Lake, Colorado as they begin their descent to Denver.
Burlington Northern manifest tonnage approaches the crest of the Palmer Divide as it rolls south on the Joint Line.
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.
DRGW 5391 leads Train # 165 at Palmer Lake, CO, Oct 22, 1983. Even small Palmer Lake has changed much since this image was taken.
DRGW 5391 leads Train # 165 at Palmer Lake, CO, Oct 22, 1983.
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.
KCS 4604 is the rear DPU on a southbound BNSF coal load, on a stormy day just prior to sunset. Palmer Lake, CO, July 23, 2019
BNSF 9981 waits at the signal before Palmer Lake with a loaded coal train. Nov 9, 2003.
An empty coal bucket loops around Palmer Lake passing a few paddleboarders cooling off in the lake, and will soon be descending to Denver.