A trio of CN units is pulling uphill toward the Palmer Divide passing the often-photographed barn at Greenland.
Amazing what a 5 minute walk can do to a very popular location on a perfect day.
Sunset doesn't end when the sun sinks behind the mountains of the Palmer Divide. For the next twenty minutes the sky is painted with light, with colors and textures appearing and quickly receding.... (more)
In an unusual display of foreign power, 3 CN units are on the head end of a southbound manifest freight near Greenland. This was the 2nd of 4 southbounds spread out along Main 1 waiting for a coup... (more)
Making quick time up the grade with this light manifest, the crew is adorned in Denver Bronco's gear as they would hope for the best. However, things didn't turn out so great when Tom Brady defeat... (more)
A Union Pacific unit heads up a priority freight from Amarillo Texas to Denver CO as it slices through the openness of the Green Land Open Space.
All three BNSF heritage/merger schemes are present on this northbound manifest as it works through the Greenland Open Space. It's interesting to note that the H1 paint seems to have held up the b... (more)
Hot on the heals of the BNSF U-PUESFA, an empty grain train with a Nordique visitor second out starts the descent from Palmer... (more)
All three orange paint schemes created by the merger of Burlington Northern to Santa Fe are present as a loaded cement train from Pueblo descends the tough 7,297 foot elevation of Palmer Lake and ... (more)
Smoke 'em if you got 'em The southbound Santa Fe Q-Train leaves Greenland, Colorado, on July 10, 1989. The lead F45 is coughing up smoke as the train heads for Palmer Lake on Colorado‚Ä... (more)
a northbound BNSF empty coal train has just started the long descent from the Palmer Divide to Denver approaching Greenland, CO
BNSF northbound Pikes Peak Local with it's namesake in the distance descends the Palmer Divide into Greenland, CO on the Joint Line
a northbound BNSF manifest train is descending the Palmer Divide into Greenland, CO with Pikes Peak and it's dismal snow covering in the distance
Heading North on Main 2 between Palmer Lake and Greenland are a trio of engines more associated with hauling coal trains instead of a short 25 car manifest.
ES44AC's 5743 and 6143 sandwich SD70AC... (more)
BNSF General Electric model ES44C4 6793 leads an older GE model, that being Norfolk Southern model C40-8 #8753 on a short Southbound manifest train on Main 1 at Greenland on Colorado's Joint Line.