With the morning sun rising over the eastern parries, a pair of BNSF GEs motors descend down the Palmer Divide on empty grain shuttle as they traverse the last 45 miles of the trip into Denver. In... (more)
BNSF 6091 (ES44AC) pulls a long coal train up the grade between Greenland and Lake Palmer, Colorado.
On February 25, 1999, a southbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe coal train rumbles past a stately barn located at Greenland on a more rural portion of Colorado’s Joint Line. Because of its proxi... (more)
Blowing snow and freezing temperatures don't slow down BNSF 8776 (SD70ACe) as it shoves a loaded coal train past a farm in Greenland, Colorado.
A long coal train makes the slow journey through the grasslands between Greenland and Palmer Lake, Colorado, The elevation change in this stretch is 571 feet, sometimes requiring helper engines to... (more)
BNSF 8460 (SD70ACe) climbs over a stone archway on its way to Palmer Lake, Colorado.
The snow is falling fast as a BNSF Ace and a Ferromex pull a loaded coal train past a farm at Greenland, Colorado.
An Executive BN SD70MAC leads an empty coal train back to the Black Thunder Mine in Wyoming as it passes through Greenland along Colorado's Joint Line.
UP 8326 leads a southbound merchandise train at Greenland, CO, on Colorado's Joint Line. Jan 4, 2020.
BNSF 8427 leads a southbound coal load past the old red barn at Greenland, CO, Jan 4, 2020.
BNSF 8242 (ES44C4) leads a rail train on the Joint Line towards Greenland, Colorado.
The last snow fall of the season has hit the Palmer Divide on the 8th day of May, 2019. The following day, the snow has quickly started to melt, but not before some trains were able to pass throug... (more)
A pair of helper engines have just escorted a loaded coal train to Palmer Lake and are now heading back towards Denver on the Joint Line, passing the iconic red barn in Greenland, Colorado.
BNSF 6091 (ES44AC) pulls a loaded coal train on the Joint Line past some farm equipment in Greenland, Colorado.
The cows pay no mind to BNSF 6231 (ES44AC) as it pulls a load of coal through Greenland, Colorado on its way towards Larkspur, Monument, and then Colorado Springs.