Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

This coal train is now moving at track speed (49 MPH) after conquering the top of the hill at Cedar Point. It is now a downhill run for most of the next 80 miles in to Kit Carson. The siding of Cedar Point is less that 5,000 feet long and is only used for storage. In fact, the east switch has been completely severed from the mainline.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Agate, CO

Subdivision
Limon (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
Cedar Point (4,947ft)




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
AC4400CW
Unit Number
UP 6796

Symbol
CWEAX-18
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 7D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
18 mm
Shutter
1/800 seconds
Aperture
f/9


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