Photo By: Kevin Morgan

Ever had one of those situations when you are caught off guard and completely surprised by what you see! Such was the case for me when I saw a headlight on the horizon on Main One. I was heading north on the I-25 Frontage Road (just south of Castle Rock). Upon seeing the headlight, I pulled over to get some shots, expecting a coal train. Much to my surprise, there was only a single ES44AC headed south! Not even sure exactly where it was off to...
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Posted By Webmaster On Monday, September 8, 2008 At 7:29:07 PM (PT)

Adam-  
 
Earlier in the day I saw an SD70MAC (BNSF 9412, if memory serves) that helped a coal load up to Palmer Lake. Afterward, it returned on Main Two to Big Lift.  
 
Do you know where this guy was headed, seeing as how he isn't on the tail end of a train shoving at the moment. :)


Posted By Adam On Monday, September 8, 2008 At 7:16:44 PM (PT)

Hey, great shot, For Information use, This is the helper for the climb from Castle Rock to palmer Lake.

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Location Information
City or County and State
Castle Rock, CO

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

Milepost or Control Point
MP 37




Train Information
Railroad
BNSF
Model
ES44AC
Unit Number
BNSF 5827



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 20D
ISO
100
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
135 mm
Shutter
1/320 seconds
Aperture
f/8


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