Two brand new locomotives on the point of this loaded unit coal train.
Union Pacific GP40-2 #1460 is the Colorado Springs local power, sitting with the ex-Rio Grande caboose outside the yard office on the night of April 23, 2008.
Moonlight was the only light, so I setup the tripod and fought the high winds to get this shot!
One of two "patch units" that frequent Colorado Springs. This one, still wearing its Rio Grande lettering on the hood, idles away the weekend. Snow covered Pikes Peak is the back drop.
Running SB into Colorado Springs where the single track divides to double track. Further south, the tracks are again joined to single track for a short distance before dividing again south of the... (more)
What to do while waiting for a train? Why find other interesting subjects of course! Here, it's early morning and this spike has worked itself up out of the tie. The low angle sun makes this in... (more)
4108 and Ferromex 3167 (SD40-2) lead a train of covered hopper cars South out of Colorado Springs, CO at the Drake St crossing, in front of the Drake St. power plant.
The Colorado State Fair special has entered the single track main (found on the Joint Line) between Palmer Lake and Crews. The train is gliding down the 1% grade right along the United States Air ... (more)
Once used by the Midland Terminal Railroad this former roundhouse now is home to a pottery store.
Power for the UP local based out of Colorado Springs is tied down for the evening near the station.
DRGW 3097 sits just north of Guiseppe's Depot, the famous resturaunt located in the former DRGW Colorado Springs Depot.