BNSF 4724 (Dash9) pauses at Spruce, Colorado on the southbound Joint Line track to wait for a northbound freight to pass through Palmer Lake, Colorado. Once the northbound is clear of the City, t... (more)
UP 8682 (SD70ACe) meets a northbound BNSF coal as it runs towards Palmer Lake, Colorado on the Joint Line.
BNSF 8117 (ES44C4) leads a track inspection train through Spruce, Colorado on the Joint Line.
BNSF 7006 (ES44C4) has solo duty at the front of a windmill blade train running south on the Joint Line through Spruce, Colorado.
Dedicated to the Wind
A special move with Vestas turbine generators zig zags through Spruce past Spruce Mountain near the Palmer Divide. Shot on Mavic Pro 2.
BNSF 9254 (SD70ACe) leads one of the many coal trains that run between Denver and Colorado Springs on the Joint Line.
BNSF 8117 (ES44C4) leads a GEO track inspection train on the Joint Line through the S Curve at Spruce, Colorado.
A UP military train carrying brand new armored personnel carriers heads towards Palmer Lake as a BNSF coal train heads north towards Denver, Colorado.
Executive MAC 9822 assists in shoving a loaded coal train through Spruce, Colorado.
Snow Bound on the Joint Line
Heavy fast accumulating spring Rocky Mountain snow beckons the crew to use the sanders up the grade to the Palmer Divide at Spruce, Colorado.... (more)
BNSF 7147 (ES44C4) has solo duty leading a windmill blade train through Spruce, Colorado.
A pair of Grinstein executive SD70MACs had DPU duty shoving a loaded coal train through Spruce, Colorado.
Not yet cleared by the dispatcher to proceed to Colorado Springs, a Santa Fe manifest holds on the Joint Line at Spruce, Colorado.
BNSF 9317 (SD70ACe) muscles a loaded coal up the grade between Greenland and Palmer Lake, passing through Spruce, Colorado on the way.
More often than not you can find an ACe in the consist of BNSF coal trains moving north or south on the Joint Line in Colorado.