The sunrise is only a couple minutes old as the bright sun casts a glow over BNSF 5681 as it crosses under a bridge in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado.
A loaded oil train descend down the Palmer Divide rumbles through Colorado Springs on a chilly December afternoon.
BNSF's Colorado Springs-based local works the beer distributor at the extreme north end of the Roswell Spur. This trackage was once part of the original Santa Fe right of way through Colorado Spr... (more)
Union Pacific's Colorado Springs local is headed up the Roswell Spur behind a Rio Grande GP40-2. The train is about to cross under N Cascade Ave, shortly after entering the spur from the Colorado... (more)
Union Pacific's Colorado Springs Local delivers box cars to a customer siding off the Roswell Spur on the north end of Colorado Springs. This siding is located off N El Paso Street and is no long... (more)
BNSF Railway ES44AC 6310 and SD70ACe 9279 pass North Kelker, a station in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They are taking intermodal train Q-PTLALT6-03 from Portland, Oregon, to Alliance, Texas. (Co... (more)
With a storm cell working in the background, the DP motors of an empty coal drag charge their way up the Palmer Divide as they roll through the city of Colorado Springs.
Switchlist in hand the ground crew watches carefully as the engineer shoves a cut of cars in the yard. There are still footboards on the locomotive, no portable radios or reflective vests, and at... (more)
A southbound freight accelerates past the under construction Martin Drake Power Station.
Three Southern Pacific locomotives Elephant style. Make their along Colorado's Joint Line.
A spotless Fairbanks Morse switcher assigned to Fort Carson works the DRGW interchange in Colorado Springs.
Power for the UP local based out of Colorado Springs was still appropriately assigned back in 2005. The stripes are nearly worn off the nose of 3097, but from the side it doesn't look all that ba... (more)
One locomotive for each car! A very short Pikes Peak Local passes in front of the former DRGW Colorado Springs depot.
A cog railway 0-6-0 steam engine lives out its retirement at the Broadmoor Hotel.