A Special military move from Dallas, TX to Fort Carson, CO. Its a UP train with KCS power.
Inspection train from Denver to La Junta, CO heads South through Colorado Springs.
TILX coal loads roll south with a mix of older and newer generation AC power. I've never been a fan of the original BNSF herald on the Executives, so it's a tad frustrating to see these surviving... (more)
Special train KCS 4684 arrives in downtown Colorado Springs.
BNSF 5815 makes its way south as it passes through downtown Colorado Springs.
Locomotive balancing sees 5354 5378 5396 5374 5363 5379 and 3074 on a northbound empty coal on the approach to Palmer Lake after the passing of an afternoon storm in March 1982.
On the day after Christmas Rio Grande caboose 01513 brings up the rear of the Colorado Springs local. This caboose was previously plastered with graffiti and was recently repainted into this quasi... (more)
Having the Friday after Christmas off afforded the opportunity to photograph UP's Colorado Springs Local. The local is an interesting mix of UP, Rio Grande and Rock Island. UP 1445 is about to ent... (more)
After a furious chase from Palmer Lake I caught this one heeling into the curve. Urban sprawl and traffic south of here anymore so I turned back north.
BNSF 533 working near the Drake Power Plant in downtown Colorado Springs.
UP 7005 SB through downtown Colorado Springs.
Got lucky today with the "Vampire Unit" coming out in daylight.
I figured it was time to post a shot from my home town of Colorado Springs. A loaded coal train rolls south through Colorado Springs on a beautiful October morning. In the background is Pikes Peak... (more)
The Colorado Eagle heads south through Colorado Springs, around Labor Day, 1958 - a swollen end of summer vacation consist - E8A , two E7B's and another E8A. Normally this train would have... (more)
From the north, BNSF 9936 is just coming into Colorado Springs near Woodmen Road.