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By:Chris Paulhamus
Dates:12/31/2009 - 12/31/2009
Album Info:Photos taken in Colorado/Wyoming
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BNSF 9598
Title:  BNSF 9598
Description:  Southbound coal at MP 67 on the Joint Line.
Photo Date:  1/31/2009  Upload Date: 2/9/2009 8:26:45 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9598(SD70MAC)
Views:  319   Comments: 3
BNSF 9746
Title:  BNSF 9746
Description:  Coal empties being shoved north past the North Gate Bridge at USAFA. Photo taken with a Canon Powershot SD1000...my backup gear!
Photo Date:  2/1/2009  Upload Date: 2/9/2009 8:27:40 PM
Location:  U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9746(SD70MAC) BNSF 6054(ES44AC)
Views:  252   Comments: 1
BNSF 6078
Title:  BNSF 6078
Description:  Loaded coal glides south through Colorado Springs behind a mix of newer and older AC power.
Photo Date:  2/15/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 2:06:44 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6078(ES44AC)
Views:  413   Comments: 6
BNSF 4151
Title:  BNSF 4151
Description:  After coal empties cleared the single track, this southbound manifest eases downgrade through Palmer Lake.
Photo Date:  2/16/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 2:08:01 AM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4151(C44-9W) BNSF 7422(ES44DC)
Views:  290   Comments: 2
BNSF 9232
Title:  BNSF 9232
Description:  Coal empties northbound in Palmer Lake. Gotta love the ACe...look at the handrails reflected in that shiny paint!
Photo Date:  2/16/2009  Upload Date: 2/19/2009 2:07:25 AM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9232(SD70ACe) BNSF 9530(SD70MAC)
Views:  364   Comments: 1
BNSF 9884
Title:  BNSF 9884
Description:  DPUs on the end of northbound coal empties pushing the final few miles before cresting the grade. Note 9884's missing black outline on the cigar band oval...time to get Swoosh'd!
Photo Date:  2/16/2009  Upload Date: 2/20/2009 10:31:47 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9884(SD70MAC) BNSF 6112(ES44AC)
Views:  369   Comments: 2
BNSF 9831
Title:  BNSF 9831
Description:  TILX coal loads round the bend south of the Academy siding on a beautiful Saturday morning.
Photo Date:  2/21/2009  Upload Date: 2/24/2009 11:17:20 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9831(SD70MAC)
Views:  229   Comments: 1
BNSF 6026
Title:  BNSF 6026
Description:  Coal loads are working their way upgrade across the old ATSF bridge in Larkspur.
Photo Date:  3/4/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 2:42:36 PM
Location:  Larkspur, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6026(ES44AC) BNSF 8911(SD70MAC)
Views:  242   Comments: 0
BNSF 6026
Title:  BNSF 6026
Description:  Southbound coal loads at the site of the old flyover just north of Palmer Lake.
Photo Date:  3/4/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 2:44:57 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6026(ES44AC)
Views:  171   Comments: 2
BNSF 6026
Title:  BNSF 6026
Description:  Coal loads rolling south over the old flyover. That sign in front of the lead loco is the point where BNSF trackage turns to UPRR trackage, hence the Joint Line!
Photo Date:  3/4/2009  Upload Date: 3/5/2009 10:20:01 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6026(ES44AC) BNSF 8911(SD70MAC)
Views:  262   Comments: 1
BNSF 6026
Title:  BNSF 6026
Description:  Loaded coal works its way into "the sag" just north of Palmer Lake.
Photo Date:  3/4/2009  Upload Date: 3/7/2009 2:45:19 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6026(ES44AC)
Views:  171   Comments: 3
BNSF 9336
Title:  BNSF 9336
Description:  Double ACe DPUs on a southbound coal train in Larkspur.
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 9:36:19 PM
Location:  Larkspur, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9336(SD70ACe) BNSF 9311(SD70ACe)
Views:  327   Comments: 0
BNSF 9336
Title:  BNSF 9336
Description:  Two ACes seperated by about two and a half years show the age difference in their paint. Southbound leaving Palmer Lake with loaded coal.
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 9:37:12 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9336(SD70ACe) BNSF 9311(SD70ACe)
Views:  474   Comments: 1
BNSF 9848
Title:  BNSF 9848
Description:  Coal empties ascending the Palmer Divide entering Palmer Lake.
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 9:36:51 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9848(SD70MAC)
Views:  146   Comments: 2
BNSF 6406
Title:  BNSF 6406
Description:  A meet at the south end of the Academy siding. I could sit on this cliff all day and watch trains!
Photo Date:  3/14/2009  Upload Date: 5/3/2009 10:18:34 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6406(ES44AC) BNSF 976(C44-9W) BNSF 5483(C44-9W) BNSF 9150(SD70ACe)
Views:  598   Comments: 3
BNSF 9150
Title:  BNSF 9150
Description:  BNSF 9150 on the point of southbound coal waits patiently as the second of five northbounds pass it on the Academy siding.
Photo Date:  3/14/2009  Upload Date: 3/17/2009 12:52:18 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9150(SD70ACe)
Views:  352   Comments: 4
BNSF 9150
Title:  BNSF 9150
Description:  Coal loads underway southbound after meeting with five northbounds at Academy.
Photo Date:  3/14/2009  Upload Date: 3/28/2009 1:36:26 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9150(SD70ACe)
Views:  570   Comments: 7
CEFX 1022
Title:  CEFX 1022
Description:  A blue leaser brings up the rear of northbound coal empties. This train was one of five which met southbound coal loads at the Academy siding.
Photo Date:  3/14/2009  Upload Date: 3/28/2009 1:35:59 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  CEFX 1022(AC44CW)
Views:  234   Comments: 1
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  Does it get any better than an ex-D&RGW unit without a UP Shield patch on the nose in front of Pikes Peak? Nah, didn't think so...
Photo Date:  3/16/2009  Upload Date: 3/17/2009 12:52:56 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  488   Comments: 5
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  An ex-Rio Grande unit, in Colorado, under Pikes Peak, in 2009, without a UP nose patch...I think finding a pile of money trackside would be the only thing better!
Photo Date:  3/16/2009  Upload Date: 3/30/2009 11:31:14 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  395   Comments: 0
BNSF 5604
Title:  BNSF 5604
Description:  Coal loads work their way south toward the crest of the Palmer Divide not long after a blizzard passed through the area.
Photo Date:  3/27/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 1:54:50 PM
Location:  Larkspur, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5604(AC44CW) BNSF 9453(SD70MAC)
Views:  280   Comments: 5
BNSF 4812
Title:  BNSF 4812
Description:  Northbound manifest behind two Dash 9s in Palmer Lake.
Photo Date:  4/2/2009  Upload Date: 4/2/2009 11:27:13 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4812(C44-9W) BNSF 4473(C44-9W)
Views:  303   Comments: 1
DRGW 1513
Title:  DRGW 1513
Description:  Classic!
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 4/6/2009 9:11:16 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories:  RollingStock
Locomotives: 
Views:  372   Comments: 1
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  No Photoshop needed to remove the UP shield from the nose...it just magically (and rightfully!) disappeared one day.
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 5/4/2009 12:25:46 AM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  411   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  UP 1445 has just put its 4-car train together and is ready to depart the depot to do it work along the ex-Rock Island main,
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 1:57:38 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  Pikes Peaks looms as a beautiful ex-DRGW Geep works its way under Nevada Ave to do some work at the lumber facility in town. I think it's hard to tire of seeing Rio Grande colors under Pikes Peak. This view can be seen every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday...
Photo Date:  4/6/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 1:58:02 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  674   Comments: 7
BNSF 5804
Title:  BNSF 5804
Description:  Northbound manifest heads through USAFA during a break in the spring storm that coated the area with snow.
Photo Date:  4/17/2009  Upload Date: 4/18/2009 2:02:41 PM
Location:  U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5804(ES44AC) BNSF 8208(SD75M)
Views:  377   Comments: 4
BNSF 4550
Title:  BNSF 4550
Description:  A manifests sweeps into Palmer Lake as it makes its way southbound.
Photo Date:  5/7/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2009 9:24:48 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4550(C44-9W) BNSF 4016(C44-9W)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
BNSF 5524
Title:  BNSF 5524
Description:  A northobund manifests makes its way northbound as it skirts the mesas just north of Larkspur.
Photo Date:  5/7/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2009 9:27:36 PM
Location:  Larkspur, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5524(C44-9W)
Views:  181   Comments: 0
BNSF 9396
Title:  BNSF 9396
Description:  Cab shot of an older ACe.
Photo Date:  5/7/2009  Upload Date: 5/8/2009 10:36:57 PM
Location:  Spruce, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9396(SD70ACe)
Views:  417   Comments: 0
BNSF 9396
Title:  BNSF 9396
Description:  Older ACe in helper duty along the Palmer Divide, sitting crewless on this beautiful evening.
Photo Date:  5/7/2009  Upload Date: 5/8/2009 10:36:30 PM
Location:  Spruce, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9396(SD70ACe)
Views:  266   Comments: 0
BNSF 9396
Title:  BNSF 9396
Description:  This older ACe looks right at home as it sits on the siding at Spruce.
Photo Date:  5/7/2009  Upload Date: 6/2/2009 9:25:52 PM
Location:  Spruce, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9396(SD70ACe)
Views:  295   Comments: 1
UP 6214
Title:  UP 6214
Description:  Not sure I'll see three SP units lined up together again, so despite the terrible light, I decided to take a snap shot to remember the day I did.
Photo Date:  5/25/2009  Upload Date: 5/25/2009 11:35:11 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6214(AC44CW) UP 6348(AC44CW) UP 6291(AC44CW)
Views:  475   Comments: 1
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  The UP 1445 has recently returned to Colorado Springs for use on the Local after a short stint up in Denver.
Photo Date:  5/27/2009  Upload Date: 5/28/2009 5:12:48 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  319   Comments: 0
UP 1445
Title:  UP 1445
Description:  Nothin; but Rio Grande this evening in Colorado Springs. The 1445's return to C-Springs was short-lived as it disappeared soon after and headed for the Pacific Northwest. Damn.
Photo Date:  5/27/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:05:23 PM
Location:  Colorado Springs, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 1445(GP40-2)
Views:  176   Comments: 0
BNSF 6298
Title:  BNSF 6298
Description:  DPUs on the end of southbound TILX coal loads. Canon 40D, Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS USM, 70mm, 1/15s, f/29, ISO 100...ehhh, I don't think it's *that* bad for a first try.
Photo Date:  5/28/2009  Upload Date: 5/28/2009 5:13:55 PM
Location:  Monument, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 6298(ES44AC) BNSF 5984(ES44AC)
Views:  283   Comments: 1
BNSF 9973
Title:  BNSF 9973
Description:  Coal loads breeze downgrade and through the S-curve just south of Monument.
Photo Date:  5/28/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:15:36 PM
Location:  Monument, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9973(SD70MAC)
Views:  228   Comments: 0
UP 6214
Title:  UP 6214
Description:  Three days earlier, I wasn't sure I'd ever see ex-SP units bundled together (http://paulhamus.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=1615940) but here's that same trio mid-train on southbound CSUX coal.
Photo Date:  5/28/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:08:57 PM
Location:  U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 6214(AC44CW) UP 6348(AC44CW) UP 6291(AC44CW)
Views:  351   Comments: 2
UP 7256
Title:  UP 7256
Description:  The tail end of loaded coal slinks through the south end of the Air Force Academy.
Photo Date:  5/28/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:09:21 PM
Location:  U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7256(AC44CW)
Views:  200   Comments: 3
UP 7318
Title:  UP 7318
Description:  A still-snow covered Pikes Peak looms in the distance, looking over an open pit mine (a real eyesore on the front range, BTW) as a CSUX coal load creeps south.
Photo Date:  5/28/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:08:18 PM
Location:  U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  UP 7318(AC4460CW)
Views:  157   Comments: 0
BNSF 737
Title:  BNSF 737
Description:  A manifest works its way through the Greenland Open Space until crystal clear skies. The snow-covered mountain in the background is Pikes Peak, more than 25 miles away from where I was standing. I love those clear Colorado skies!
Photo Date:  6/21/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:19:38 PM
Location:  Greenland, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 737(C44-9W)
Views:  434   Comments: 13
BNSF 737
Title:  BNSF 737
Description:  Breaking the samness of MACs, GEVOs, and H2 Dash 9s, a welcome BNSFbonnet rolls to a stop on the Academy siding to wait for southbound coal.
Photo Date:  6/21/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:17:58 PM
Location:  U.S. Air Force Academy, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 737(C44-9W)
Views:  184   Comments: 0
Meet
Title:  Meet
Description:  A grab shot during the descent off of Spruce Mountain. Southbound manifest on the left, coal empties northbound on the right. Too bad the sun was playing peek-a-boo with the clouds this evening!
Photo Date:  6/21/2009  Upload Date: 6/22/2009 1:05:06 AM
Location:  Spruce, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  201   Comments: 0
NS 2681
Title:  NS 2681
Description:  A northbound hopper train is led by a nice NS leader as the DPUs of southbound coal wait their turn to hit the single track joint line between Palmer Lake a Colorado Springs.
Photo Date:  6/21/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:20:03 PM
Location:  Spruce, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  NS 2681(SD70M-2) BNSF 9177(SD70ACe) BNSF 9312(SD70ACe)
Views:  310   Comments: 1
DRGW 5371
Title:  DRGW 5371
Description:  Cab/nose shot of the DRGW 5371.
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/29/2009 12:31:32 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5371(SD40T-2)
Views:  492   Comments: 1
DRGW 5371
Title:  DRGW 5371
Description:  It's too bad you have to travel to Cheyenne, WY to get a shot like this, but I'm so glad UP 'saved' this unit from ever being a UP unit and kept a piece of history alive.
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:26:43 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5371(SD40T-2)
Views:  302   Comments: 2
Perfection...DRGW 5371
Title:  Perfection...DRGW 5371
Description:  The famous DRGW 5371 basks in beautiful sunlight on a pleasant summer evening. THis was the last DRGW unit to run the rails as a Rio Grande unit, never once running under the banner of UP!
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/29/2009 12:34:35 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5371(SD40T-2)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
DRGW 5371
Title:  DRGW 5371
Description:  A little wider view of the scene in CHeyenne. DRGW 5371 is hooked up to the UP Rotary Snow Plow just west of the depot.
Photo Date:  6/27/2009  Upload Date: 6/29/2009 12:31:56 PM
Location:  Cheyenne, WY
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  DRGW 5371(SD40T-2)
Views:  629   Comments: 0
BNSF 5803
Title:  BNSF 5803
Description:  More coal rolls southward down the grade leaving Palmer Lake.
Photo Date:  7/18/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:27:30 PM
Location:  Palmer Lake, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 5803(ES44AC)
Views:  152   Comments: 1
BNSF 9313
Title:  BNSF 9313
Description:  Coal empties steam downgrade through the Greenland Open Space back toward the mines.
Photo Date:  7/18/2009  Upload Date: 7/25/2009 2:27:50 PM
Location:  Greenland, CO
Author:  Chris Paulhamus
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 9313(SD70ACe)
Views:  208   Comments: 1


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