Photo By: Kevin Morgan

The head end power on this coal load is almost to MP 18. The end DPU (just coming into view) is right around MP 19.5! Close a mile and a half by rail, but only 3,200 feet as the crow flies. This is how trains have to gain altitude...the long and winding route!
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Posted By Denny On Monday, June 16, 2008 At 10:54:49 PM (PT)

Hi Kevin, FYI the Ringling Bros Barnam and Bailey train left Colo Spgs this morning headed north with 3 BNSF freight loco on the front. Thetrain has benn tied down in the Springs for almost aweek

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Location Information
City or County and State
Arvada, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
MP 18




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
AC4400CW
Unit Number
UP 6183

Symbol
CWECSH-12
   

Past Number(s)
ex-SP 135



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
100
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
122 mm
Shutter
1/320 seconds
Aperture
f/6.3


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