southbound BNSF grain train climbing south out of Castle Rock, CO on normal northbound main #2 at MP 35
BNSF 9391 may never lead a BNSF train again, but it still earns its keep running as distributed power. Here the first-generation ACe brings up the rear of northbound coal empties as it slinks int... (more)
A pair of ACes brings up the rear of this northbound coal empty as it snakes into Castle Rock.
Former Conrail GP40 now repainted as Rio Grande 3151 leads a manifest through Castle Rock. The hill in the back ground is Castle Rock. Interestingly these former Conrail units never received Gyra-... (more)
Coal empties rumble north into Castle Rock and keep the two guys on the right from tee'ing off (which is fine by me...I hate golf). I wonder how many errant golf balls have landed in empty hopper... (more)
Approaching Castle Rock, climbing out of the Denver basin, BNSF 9241 and a SD70MAC manage to outpace a snowstorm.
Approaching Castle Rock, a pair of BNSF units aim toward the distinctive hill formation for which the town is named.
A rail train rolls north on Main 2 into Castle Rock. Union Pacific is perplexing...they run older, faded power on their coal trains, but they sems to put the newer, cleaner power on their MoW tra... (more)
The Lonely Little Local. A tiny Pikes Peak Local makes its way north into Castle Rock on its way to Big Lift to pick up 30 more cars. More info at Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: EMD SD40-2Location: Castle Rock, Colorado, USALocomotive #: BNSF 6920Train ID: Pikes Peak LocalPhoto Date: June 22, 2010
BNSF 6142 leads coal empties north on Main 2 through a less-photographed portion of the Joint Line just south of Castle Rock.
A short string of empty coal hoppers from Canon City rolls north on Main 2 behind a trio of Armour Yellow.
BNSF 5907 heads south along I-25 through Castle Rock.
Just past Castle Rock, BNSF 6068 makes its way south along I-25.
Near Tomah Road in Castle Rock, BNSF 5836 moves south along the interstate.