Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

In between Castle Rock and Larkspur, a southbound BNSF coal load is pulling hard up the 1.5% ruling grade. The train is making about 14 MPH which is pretty typical for such trains on the Joint Line. The grade crossing in the background is for West Tomah Road.
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Saturday, April 19, 2008 at 12:53:41 PM
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Location Information
City or County and State
Larkspur, CO

Subdivision
Colorado Springs (UP)/Pikes Peak (BNSF)

Milepost or Control Point
MP 37.5




Train Information
Railroad
BNSF
Model
SD70MAC
Unit Number
BNSF 8968



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
300 mm
Shutter
1/250 seconds
Aperture
f/11


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