Grinding up the Palmer Divide.
A train rolls past the Temple locomotive service facility, coming off the line from West Texas (Lubbock, Sweetwater, Brownwood, Temple) and after refueling just east of town, will continue on to H... (more)
A BNSF ACe leads a westbound empty coal train through Westmont.
BNSF 9241 reflects on itself as it hauls a loaded ore train to points south.
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.
With 7 brand new units in the middle this Eola, IL to Decker Mine, MT empty as they slowly rolls west behind a couple westbound just on the move at Hyannis. This beasty 11 unit consist is only 70 ... (more)
Rumbling up the Joint Line through Larkspur.
A load of coal works uphill into the sunrise, leaving a Denver snow squall behind.
A shiny ACe pulls uphill into the sunrise in Sedalia, while 25 miles back, snow falls over Denver.
Heading up the grade toward the Palmer Divide.
Rumbling uphill through Castle Rock. Snow in Denver makes the background look ominous.
Empty coal rushing west under an old country bridge behind a trio of SD60s. These units really stand out against the mid-December brown of western Minnesota.
Triclops accelerates empty Clay Boswell coal across the 32nd Ave grade crossing and past a really crooked signal that hasn't triggered quite yet...