IMAGES FROM LA JUNTA YARDS
La Junta boasts a rich railroad history along the original Santa Fe Trail. Heading West, the line branched off southwest to Trinidad while the mainline continued on to Pueblo.
In Nov. of 2003 slugs had become
pretty rare. Here a repainted slug is
has been repainted with the BNSF
scheme and is the third unit on this
train of covered hoppers.
A set of track measurement cars sits
on a siding in La Junta.
The rear helpers of a coal train
appear to head up hill but it is just
my wife's angle. This is about 1 mile
West of La Junta.