Fresh snow covers blankets the town of Palmer Lake as a southbound BNSF loaded coal train begins its descend down the southern slope of the Palmer Divide along Colorado's Joint Line.
BNSF 9002 pulls 124 car Rawhide Mine, WY to Donnie (Headwaters Power Plant), TX coal train over the 7200' high Palmer Divide at Palmer Lake, CO during a late October snow storm.
Canadian Pacific ES44AC #8771 leads the Laurel, MT to Denver, CO manifest train along the Brush Subdivision between Hudson and Tonville.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr, train #5, races towards its next station stop of Denver, CO as it passes leftover fall foliage between Barr and Irondale. Before the train arrived, we heard o... (more)
The eastbound Rocky Mountaineer begins its descent into Denver after emerging out of the Moffat Tunnel at East Portal as fall foliage is still standing in early October.
A pair of BNSF General Electric motors work as the rear distributed power on a Provo, UT to Denver, CO manifest train as they descend down the over 2% grade of the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe... (more)
A pair of ES44AC locomotives are the DP motors of the Provo to Denver trackage right manifest train as they help hold the train down the mountain grade between Tolland and Rollins.
BNSF 6220 slowly crest the summit of Palmer Lake, 7,200' above sea level, as it hauls 120 loaded coal cars to the Comanche Power Plant near Pueblo, CO.
Sporting the Heritage I paint scheme, BNSF 1018 hauls a 100 car Minnequa (Pueblo), CO to Irondale (Commerce City), CO cement train through Colorado Springs.
BNSF 5000 is the lone power for a Boeing fuselage train as it starts to pull north out of Broomfield after waiting for a tie replacement gang to clear ahead in Boulder.
A pair of H1 Dash-9s struggle up the grade the 2% grade of Tolland as they pull a Slaton, TX to Provo, UT manifest through the Rockies.
Fall foliage along Colorado's Rockies are nearing peak colors in early October. The sounds of dead leafs blowing with the wind is broken by the sounds of General Electric motors charging hard up t... (more)
A pair of DP motors help hold back a 17,000 ton coal train as it descends down the over 1% grade of the Palmer Divide between Palmer Lake and Monument.
A BNSF Warbonnet, with two other orange GE motors, pull the grade at Larkspur with a heavy Denver, CO to Amarillo South Yard, TX manifest train.
The once daily Clovis, NM to Denver, CO manifest train crest over the top of the Palmer Divide as the fading sun dips behind the hills of the surrounding mountain town of Palmer Lake, CO.