An over-under shot with a UP coal train lead by 2543 (ES44ACH) and a BNSF Freight heading south on the Joint Line.
UP 2543 (AC45CCTE) runs the Joint Line through Colorado Springs, passing the trusty chase vehicle that will enable us to catch her later at Fountain, Colorado.
With the snowy top of Pikes Peak as a backdrop, UP 2543 (ES44ACH) has finished unloading a long set of coal cars at the local power plant and gets ready to return to Denver.
UP 2543 (ES44AC-H) has just delivered a load of coal to the powerplant south of Colorado Springs and is ready to hit the Joint Line for another run.
UP 2543 is bound for New United Motors in Fremont along with SD40-2 3430.
The Permanente Local, with its heavy load of coal, crawls along the rickety, weed infested backyard track.
The Permanente Local huffing and puffing its way up the hill to the cement plant. This "local" had 7 units, 54 loads of coal, and had to be cut in two for this final journey up the hill. Pretty ... (more)
The Permanente Local with 7 locomotives and 54 loads of coal makes it way towards the cement plant at Permanente.
Yes this is a local! The Permanente Local with 7 locomotives and 54 loads of coal, makes its way out of SJ enroute to the cement plant at Permanente. The tracks on the left is the new VTA Vasona... (more)
Big train for the "Perm Local"...five units and 21 cars!