With 17,100 tons in tow BNSF 8587 leads the charge up the steep 1.5% grade at Platt Hill on the BNSF Coronado Sub
Eastbound loaded coal train.
BNSF 8587 & 6356 westbound with empties.
Westbound coal empty at Edwards.
Yesterday morning the Joint Line south of Palmer Lake was a winter wonderland with everything covered in Hoarfrost, a southbound BNSF coal load was passing through Monument.
BNSF 8587 heads South with a loaded coal train at the North siding switch at Monument. Overnight, the trees in the background and bushes in the foreground had been covered with frost.