Flexing its long symmetrical consist with the curves of the terrain, this coal load is fighting the grade to the summit of the Palmer Divide in Palmer Lake.
Sunset finds one of the many BNSF coal trains that traverse the Joint Line heading north toward Castle Rock and Denver.
BNSF 4086 has a lenghty manifest train in tow as it heads South towards Colorado Springs.
BNSF 9598 still looks good in the Grinstein scheme with the "Wagon wheel" logo as it heads North with a unit train of empty Gas tank cars.
This is the back up locomotive put here by BNSF so assist a stalled coal train on the climb to Palmer Lake if needed.
BNSF 1923 in Santa Fe paint leads a stack of hoppers and and some flats south along the Joint Line.
Pacing the Q Train Santa Fe’s Q-train south out of Big Lift (Denver), Colorado hums down the Joint Line, south of Castle Rock, Colorado, on July 10, 1989. Cowl F45 No. 5989 leads the tr... (more)
BNSF 8914 waits on a siding in Castle Rock, Colorado to help the next train get over Monument Pass.
BNSF Denver to Chicago Z train detouring over the Joint Line near Castle Rock, CO
Heading Home. After a long days work, BNSF 6329 (ES44AC) passes through Castle Rock on the Joint Line and heads towards Denver after helping a train get over Palmer Divide.
fresh rebuild 1572 leads the southbound BNSF Pikes Peak Local past Orsa Siding near Castle Rock
BNSF 4667 Heads to Colorado Springs on the Joint Line.
A quartet of six axle power speeds through Castle Rock on the Joint Line.
A pair of Greinstein SD70MAC's lead an empty coal train North on Main #2 North of Castle Rock
D&RGW 5394 leads a mixture of Rio Grande and Southern Pacific power on the Southbound CAICL (Coal-Axial Mine-Coletto Creek, TX) loaded coal train. This train has just passed the city of Castle Roc... (more)