All foreign power leads a southbound manifest through picturesque Palmer Lake.
I don't think there are that many SD70ACes on the Norfolk Southern roster so what one is doing out in Colorado leading a southbound manifest is beyond me. The Horsehead paint scheme may be boring... (more)
A nice surprise in the form of a Norfolk Southern SD70ACe leads a high-priority manifest south out of Castle Rock on a crisp, pre-winter morning with another NS unit and KCS Southern Belle tagging... (more)
BNSF 975 looks sharp as it leads an empty unit concrete train through the curves just south of Monument.
A rainbow of power leads a manifest southbound on the Air Force Academy. Bonus points if you can read what's written on the CSX unit's fuel tank!
An all GEVO-powered manifest makes its way south along the Joint Line into Larkspur.
Coal loads climb into Larkspur along one of the more scenic locations along the Joint Line.
Coal empties snake northbound into Castle Rock enroute to Wyoming.
UP 5829 fronts CSUX hoppers as they make their way south for the Martin Drake Power Plant in downtown Colorado Springs.
BNSF 7613 pulls a string of empty autoracks out of Academy after a meet with a northbound coal empty.
A fading GEVO leads another string of coal up the grade over the famous Santa Fe bridge on the south end of Larkspur.
A pair of visiting Southern Belles waits patiently in The Sag while MoW is working away at the north end of the single track in Palmer Lake. These units brought out the local rail paparazzi who s... (more)
After meeting a northbound empty, BNSF 9263 pulls south off the Monument siding with another string of loaded coal hoppers. Photo taken with a Canon Powershot ELPH 300HS.
Fans who were out trackside to see the UP 844 were rewarded with another treat on the Joint Line as a rare stack train made its way down the line before the steam special showed up.
The Arizona - New Mexico Centennial Special runs south into Colorado Springs on a picture-perfect fall day. The UP 844 and Southern Pacific Heritage unit brought out the crowds as t... (more)