It has been a long stretch since I have seen a SD75M in these parts. Granted, I'd rather see one in a Warbonnet scheme, but seeing BNSF 271 run 'The Sag' outside Palmer Lake is still OK with me. ... (more)
BNSF 8521 (SD70ACe) brings a loaded coal through 'The Sag' as it heads to Palmer Lake, Colorado.
UP 7943 (ES44AC) leads a triple header freight through Palmer Lake, Colorado.
BNSF 8157 (ES44C4) runs an oil can train between the trees in Palmer Lake.
Once the heavy coal trains make the steep climb between Larkspur and Palmer Lake, they head downhill towards Colorado Springs. Here we see BNSF 8775 (SD70ACe) running along the trees that make Pa... (more)
BNSF 8782 (SD70ACe) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake, Colorado.
The last blizzard of 2019 brought strong winds to the Colorado Front Range, making the wind chill dip below zero in many places. While the snow impacted auto travel, rail traffic remained steady ... (more)
The Colorado Front Range was socked with a strong blizzard, with sub-freezing temperatures and strong winds creating nearly whiteout conditions. BNSF 9094 (SD70ACe) runs head-first into the howlin... (more)
Southbound BNSF train descending out of Palmer Lake.
BNSF 6211 (ES44AC) leads a loaded coal train towards Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
In dawn's first light BNSF 7649 and mate have just disconnected from a southbound coal train at Palmer Lake and will now make the journey back to Denver,
BNSF 8183 and a partner UP engine lead a mixed freight towards Palmer Lake on the Joint Line.
The BN coal train seen arriving at Palmer Lake in my pervious submission had three BN SD40-2’s on t... (more)
Assisted by four Katy SD40-2’s, a Burlington Northern C30-7 leads a southbound coal drag through the sag at Palmer Lake, Colorado.