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Looking north along the front range, north of Palmer Lake. Notice the old livestock chute down the siding.
Earlier picture down the siding:
A rare SD70ACe led coal train heads west at 6:54PM on 9/28/08 definately the best catch so far this fall. A thing to note even though rare this is just proof that it is possible to catch a Heritage Unit on a coal train!
Rolled more than half a century ago, this rail keeps the trains moving and serves the railroad well. Even after all this time, it still looks as good as the newer rail that is being installed on the upper portion of Stevens Pass. Located at a railroad crossing in Startup at MP 1758.
An eastbound autorack train glides through Strong City Kan. well under the speed limit of 55mph. the train is led by BNSF 5242 a C44-9W and 2 of it's cousins all in H2 paint on the BNSF Rwy Strong City Subdivision.
Running ahead of an approaching storm, UP 8577 acts as the solo power on a southbound stack train departing Gilcrest, CO on the UP Greeley Sub. This train was captured a little farther down the line by another list member, DRGW#1. Here's a link to the shot...
Running ahead of an approaching rain storm, UP 8577 as a solo unit guides a short stack train south out of Gilcrest, CO on the UP Greeley sub. This train was captured a little farther down the line by another list member, DRGW#1. Here's a link to the shot...
Rio Grand Southern Railroad Motor #7 at the Colorado Railroad Museum, Summer 1996. According to their website it was built in 10/27/36 and started out with a 1936 Ford V-8 and a 1926 Pierce-Arrow "33" body, followed by a large enclosed box for freight, packages, and mail. Later, when...
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