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  1. Palmer Lake

    Palmer Lake

    A southbound BNSF coal train rounds the curve by the large pond in town.
  2. Greenland Colorado

    Greenland Colorado

    Looking north along the front range, north of Palmer Lake. Notice the old livestock chute down the siding. Earlier picture down the siding: http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php/photo/31172/
  3. UP 8390 west St. George KS

    UP 8390 west St. George KS

    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!
  4. Let the Good Times Roll

    Let the Good Times Roll

    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.
  5. Ghostly Coal train in Manhattan Kansas.

    Ghostly Coal train in Manhattan Kansas.

    An unknow numbered UP C44AC duo leads a coal train through the Manhattan Kansas yard at 10:36pm Note the flat cars in the foreground being stored for Fort Riley.
  6. BNSF 5242 east on the La Junta Sub Strong City Kansas.

    BNSF 5242 east on the La Junta Sub Strong City Kansas.

    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.
  7. UP 8577 south at Gilcrest

    UP 8577 south at Gilcrest

    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...
  8. UP 8577 south

    UP 8577 south

    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...
  9. The Galloping Goose

    The Galloping Goose

    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...
  10. Looking Out the Door

    Looking Out the Door

    Looking out the door Of the cab Of the Leadville Colorado& Southern GP 9. On the cab ride iI took in the summer of 07. What great ride!
  11. BNSF,UP Pueblo Colorado

    BNSF,UP Pueblo Colorado

    Hello to all the nest seris of photos such as these ones were taken as i was in my Homestate or Motherland of Colorado . Ranging from PUeblo to Winter Park Colorado
  12. BNSF 1035 South At Longs Peak, CO

    BNSF 1035 South At Longs Peak, CO

    BNSF 1035 leads a stack train out of the siding at Longs Peak, CO. after a three-way meet with two locals. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 200mm ISO 200
  13. SP 355 At South Carr, CO

    SP 355 At South Carr, CO

    As DAIR 2701 waits to head south a northbound UP coal empty runs around the gravel train on the siding. SP 355 is running DPU.
  14. DAIR 2701 At Carr, CO

    DAIR 2701 At Carr, CO

    DAIR 2701 and 2801 pull a string of loaded gravel hoppers from the quarry at Carr, CO Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 122mm
  15. DAIR 2801 At South Carr, CO

    DAIR 2801 At South Carr, CO

    Excel Energy wind turbines help frame DAIR 2801 and 2701 as they run around their train at Carr, CO before heading south to Denver. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 200mm
  16. BNSF Glint At Roggen, CO

    BNSF Glint At Roggen, CO

    A BNSF coal load passes the east switch at Roggen, CO on 4/16/2006. This was a pure grab shot, didn't have time to setup and compose like I prefer. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 70mm
  17. UP 6615 West At Blue Mountain Crossing

    UP 6615 West At Blue Mountain Crossing

    A UP coal load snakes it way down from Plainview, CO near Blue Mountain Crossing in this panoramic cropped view. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 200mm
  18. BNSF 6929 At Brush, CO

    BNSF 6929 At Brush, CO

    A local switches the yard at Brush, CO. Canon EOS 20D EF 28mm f/2.8
  19. BNSF 4873 West At West Barr, CO

    BNSF 4873 West At West Barr, CO

    The Kansas City to Denver Z train blasts through the west switch of Barr, CO. Canon EOS 20D EF 70-200mm f/4 L @ 118mm
  20. UP 7679 At Greeley, Colorado

    UP 7679 At Greeley, Colorado

    UP 7679 heads a general freight southbound through Greeley, CO on November 10, 2007. Canon EOS 20D 500mm f/5.6 ISO 400




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