Photo By: Kevin Morgan

It's pretty unusual to catch a UP coal train on the Joint Line these days. UP puts sufficient power on its coal trains to make descent speed up the hill to Palmer Lake. Which is why it was fortunate that this train was on the tail of a BNSF load that was dragging up the hill.
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Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 2:56:48 PM
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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 38




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
C44AC-CTE
Unit Number
UP 5979

Symbol
CNANX-13
   



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

Focal Length
135 mm
Shutter
1/500 seconds
Aperture
f/14


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