Rear DPU BNSF 6023 on the rear of a northbound coal empty at Castle Rock, CO, on May 15, 2019.
BNSF 8559 leads a northbound coal empty on Colorado's Joint line, at Castle Rock, CO. May 15, 2019.
3 UP Flag units led by UP 8669 lead a southbound merchandise train at Castle Rock, CO, on Colorado's Joint Line. June 10, 2019.
With Pike's Peak looming in the background, BNSF 5745 (ES44AC) leads an empty coal train north on the Joint Line through Castle Rock on its way to Denver, Colorado.
BNSF 9750 leads a southbound coal load at Castle Rock, CO, on Nov 9, 2003.
CSX 7524 leads a northbound UP blade train, at Castle Rock, CO. Pikes Peak looms in the background. Sep 28, 2003.
Loaded coal buckets make their way into Castle Rock as the Colorado Rockies loom behind.
Solid Rio Grande consists were not common, but still possible to see in mid-2001. Power that had been assigned to Denver-Roper (Salt Lake City) trains in 2000 had now started to appear on the Joi... (more)
BNSF 5879 (ES44AC) & NS 3609 (ET44AC) help a southbound coal train on the steady grades from Denver up to Larkspur on the BNSF Joint Line. In the background the Pikes Peak towers above the surroun... (more)
BNSF 8785 (SD70ACe) & 6187 (ES44AC) pass Castle Rock area with a loaden coal train. BNSF 6138 (ES44AC) & 8818 (SD70MAC) are working on the rear end.
BNSF 5798 (ES44AC) and 9143 (SD70ACe) pass Castle Rock area with a southbound coal train. BNSF 6101 & CREX 1307 (both ES44AC) are working on the rear end
BNSF 6170 (ES44AC) and 9798 (SD70MAC) pass Castle Rock area with a southbound coal train. BNSF 5879 (ES44AC) and NS 3609 ((ET44AC) are working on the rear end
BNSF 5735 (ES44AC) leads a load of coal south of Castle Rock, Colorado.
A southbound Santa Fe freight passes through Castle Rock, Colorado, over the Joint Line on July 10, 1987. Leading the six-unit locomotive set is GE B23-7 No. 6395—followed by five EMDs—a GP35, SD4... (more)
The area between Castle Rock and Larkspur, Colorado is some of the best scenery for photographing trains running on the Joint Line.