Northbound coal empties slowly slink into Palmer Lake behind a de-BN'd and Swoosh'd MAC. Wouldn't it be nice to own one of those houses up there on the hill?
BNSF 5261 struggles up the grade with a long manifest and a couple of big CATs in tow. Since I left the area nine years ago, the growth along the Front Range is mind blowing; the urban sprawl see... (more)
As a long southbound BNSF coal train waits on one main at Palmer Lake, another, shorter coal load moves southward on the other.
Two kids take a short break from fishing to watch the DPU's on a northbound coal train rumble through Palmer Lake on an overcast afternoon.
BNSF 5810 slowly grinds out of Palmer Lake Colorado after stopping to cut the pushers off the rear.
BNSF 8827 and a sister MAC bring up the rear as DPU remotes on a southbound coal train on the Joint-Line at Palmer Lake Colorado.
Rear DPU, heading downgrade towards Monument seen in the distance.
CSDU hoppers head toward the Joint Line summit at Palmer Lake. The old flyover bridge abutment from the original grade is visible off to the right of the train.