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BN coal train symbol NN050 near Palmer Lake, CO

BN coal train symbol NN050 near Palmer Lake, CO BN coal train symbol NN050 over the old US 85 near Palmer Lake

We are not quite two miles from Palmer Lake. This used to be the main road between Colorado Springs and Denver, but it was bypassed when a new road for US85 was build further east in 1950. The engineer has the power of train NN050 in full dynamic as he eases the train down the hill from Palmer Lake.

BN coal train symbol NN050 near Monument

The units kick up a little dust from the last train that sanded the rails as it passed north of Monument. Train NN050 has engines BN5076, SF5024, SF8072, SF8095, and SF8028. Disk 38