Frost covered trees give off an eerie appearance as a pair of ACe's head South with a loaded coal train.
BNSF 4110 heads South leading a mixed manifest with frost covered trees in the background.
To a photographer, catching a train on a sweeping curve is fun. Catching a long train occupying an entire S-curve is more fun. Once in a great while it's possible to catch the same train running i... (more)
Working the BNSF interchange, before heading back to Ft. Carson. (Thank you to Joe B. for acting as tour guide this day.)
After picking up its cars from the BNSF interchange, this Army crew heads back into Ft. Carson. (Thank you to Joe B. for acting as tour guide this day.)
Union Pacific's Rio Grande Heritage Unit has been "Strategically placed" by UP (DRGW) folks in Colorado Springs. It just so happened to be in a direct view with the former DRGW station as well as ... (more)
In anticipation of my return to Colorado from Alaska for a few days I thought I would post a few shots from around my former haunts. Colorado Springs can be a busy place as seen here with an empty... (more)
According to the timetable, No.2, The Royal Gorge,
will have 5 minutes to load and unload passengers and
baggage and take on water before its 4:35 P.M. departure for Denver from the Santa F... (more)
Another late night visit to Kelker found me shooting an older pair of EMD's this time. The Pike's Peak local ran south during the day, and will return to Denver tomorrow morning. For a picture of ... (more)
A NB BNSF empty coal train rolls through the middle of Colorado Springs. In the background is Cheyenne Mountain home of Norad.
A SB BNSF coal train led by two new ES44AC rolls beneath the shadow of Pikes Peak near Kelker , CO on what would be a fantastic day for trains.
As we all froze for the 13 second exposure under moonlight, these two SD60M's that power'ed' the Pike's Peak local wait for sunrise to return to Denver.
Coasting in with extra power up front is another coal load.
Looking very good for a nearly 36 year old veteran of the Santa Fe, this BNSF GP20 rests between local switching duties in Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs Utilities Martin Drake Power Plan... (more)