Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

Southbound coal train will often stop in "The Sag", just north of Palmer Lake, in order to cool their traction motors after the long climb up from Denver. However, with no opposing northbound traffic, this coal load got the green signal to continue snaking right through The Sag and head past Palmer Lake on to the single track main through Colorado Springs.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Palmer Lake, CO

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

Milepost or Control Point
Palmer Lake




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific
Model
SD70ACe
Unit Number
UP 8837

Symbol
CNACQ9-18
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
DJI / FC3170
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
4.5 mm
Shutter
1/500 seconds
Aperture
f/2.8


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