BNSF 9029 sits on the rear of a southbound coal train stopped in The Sag at Spruce, CO as freshly-fallen snow blows off of Pikes Peak as a harbinger of what's to come. The Pikes Peak Region was u... (more)
DPUs on a southbound AMTX coal train earn their keep as they assist the train up the Palmer Divide. A good profile comparison between GE's ES44AC and EMD's SD70ACe.
BNSF 6164 leads a pair of MACs northbound with empty hoppers destined for the mines while coal loads struggle to make it up the grade in the foreground.
BNSF 5917 slowly leads loaded coal south through Spruce. After cresting the Palmer Divide, this train's B unit malfunctioned and the crew had to stop between the switches in Monument, thus becomi... (more)
Loaded coal strains through the Greenland Open Space as it ascends the grade toward the Palmer Divide. It only takes a small hike to get this view, but Spruce Mountain is probably the best spot a... (more)
A northbound manifest runs through the Greenland Open Space behind a pair of AC-powered units.