Photo By: Kevin Morgan

Hey! Quit tailing me! Because BNSF tends to under power their coal trains, they can only go 10-15 MPH up the Palmer Divide. Consequently, manifests frequently get stuck behind the slow moving coal drags. Here, a UP auto rack train has caught up to a slow-rolling coal load.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Spruce, CO

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

Milepost or Control Point
MP 48




Train Information
Railroad
BNSF
Model
None
Unit Number
None

Symbol
CWTMLJ-15
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 40D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
300 mm
Shutter
1/500 seconds
Aperture
f/10


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