A southbound loaded coal train at the end of the long climb from Denver on its way south to a power station in Texas.
Two SD70 types snake their coal loads into Palmer Lake, CO.
A trio of motors shove on the rear of coal empties as they round the curve in Palmer Lake, CO.
A fresh H3 Dash 2 rounds the curve in Palmer Lake, CO with the day's Pikes Peak Local.
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.
A pair of ACes tip over the Palmer Divide on their trip down the Colorado Joint Line.
UP 6701 (AC4400CW) leads a freight along the ridgeline towards The Sag, a place just north of Palmer Lake where southbound trains can wait for the go signal to take the single track through Palmer... (more)
BNSF 5954 (ES44AC) has stopped its load of coal in The Sag, an area north of Palmer Lake, to allow a southbound empty coal train to pass through the town. There is only one line that runs throug... (more)
On a dry February 24, 1986, a southbound Denver and Rio Grande Western coal train crests the grade at Palmer Lake, Colorado powered by a trio of EMD SD50s led by No. 5501, and soon, the train will... (more)
UP 6701 (AC4400CW) crosses over a stone archway as it heads into Palmer Lake, Colorado.
With just a few minutes of sunlight left, UP 6701 (AC4400CW) serpentines towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
A pair of BNSF SD70 types drag coal loads into Castle Rock, CO in the winter season's second "big" snow event.
The stretch of track between Greenland and Palmer Lake has some of the best scenery for rail photography, including old telegraph poles that still use the glass insulators.
BNSF 1929 (SD40-2) crosses a stone archway as it heads towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
A pair of SD40-2's pull a small freight into Palmer Lake and will head to Monument, Colorado.