After cresting the Palmer Divide, BNSF 8929 slinks over to Main 2 as it heads north out of town. The unit in the foreground is BNSF 6100 which is there to help trains over the divide if needed. ... (more)
After a long struggle uphill culminating at the Palmer Divide in Palmer Lake, BNSF 9348 enjoys a boost from gravity as it breezes downgrade through the S-curve south of Monument.
Climbing toward Palmer Divide Summit.
Northbound coal empties accelerate to track speed after cresting the Palmer Divide on their way back to the mines. Learn more at Railroad: BNSF RailwayLocomotive: GE AC4400CWLocation: Palmer Lake, Colorado, USALocomotive #: BNSF 5695Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: August 16, 2009
A load of coal passes the ex-Rio Grande Colorado Springs Depot, which now serves as a restaurant, while it continues its journey to Pueblo and then to La Junta.
BNSF 9265 fronts the first of three southbound coal trains through Palmer Lake on a beautiful and busy Sunday morning. These trains would meet waiting northbounds at Monument, Academy, and Colora... (more)
An AC44 leasor and a fading SD70MAC roll southward on the rear of coal loads around Palmer Lake.
northbound freight train Palmer Lake, CO
northbound empty coal train Palmer Lake, CO
An ACe and a clean MAC lead southbound coal out of Palmer Lake on an all EMD Sunday morning. A couple of years ago, catching BNSF 9242 was somewhat special because it meant you were catching the ... (more)
southbound coal train Palmer Lake, CO
ATSF near palmer lake
This C44-9W is almost as large as a mountain.
South bound coal load crawling up the Palmer Divide just north of Palmer Lake, CO