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
Crawling at a whopping 10 MPH, this heavy coal load is finally done doing the three hour battle up the northern slope of the Palmer Divide. Here, the engineer begins to watch his train crest the s... (more)
Two trains meet near Palmer Lake, Colorado, at a location know as “Sag” or Spruce. When the Santa Fe built its line between Colorado Springs and Denver, Rio Grande was already there, and per agree... (more)
An early May snow storm hits Palmer Lake as a coal drag eases over the summit and begins the downward ride towards Pueblo.
In a Christmas card like scene, a pair of BNSF locomotives in DPU mode are almost done with their work of pushing this coal train up from the Mile High City of Denver to the 7,237 foot summit of P... (more)
BNSF 7931 leads a container train towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
Northbound BNSF coal empty approaching Greenland with new KCS GE leading.
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 Burlington Northern coal train crawls up the top of the grade at Palmer Lake on Colorado’s Joint on February 24, 1988. Two EMD SD60 Oakways and two BN GE U30Cs lead the train, which i... (more)
Empty coal buckets make their way over the top of the Palmer Divide in Palmer Lake, CO.
A pair of GEVOs shove coal empties over the Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake, CO.
Southbound BNSF military train Palmer Lake
A pair of freshly shopped and painted BNSF SD's lead the northbound Pikes Peak Local towards Palmer Lake