A pair of Union Pacific AC44CW-CTE's keep southbound loaded coal train CNROL9-23 moving up the steep 1.1% grade known only as Logan Hill. This train originated at the North Rochelle Mine, not to f... (more)
Having just been loaded at the Antelope Mine, a southbound loaded UP coal train fights and claws its way up the 1% grade of Logan Hill north of Bill, WY. This train is headed for unloading at the ... (more)
A northbound empty NORX coal train headed for loading at the Caballo Rojo Mine snakes it way around a curve while climbing a short grade south of Bill, WY. The train is led by an older generation ... (more)
Northbound CAEG coal empties race up the roller coaster profile of BNSF's Orin Subdivision just south of Bill headed back to the mines for another load of Powder River Basin coal. Because of thund... (more)
UP is testing the newest GE's in coal service in Wyoming's Powder River Basin as GECX 2023 leads a southbound load near Bill, WY.
UP is testing the newest GE's in coal service in Wyoming's Powder River Basin as GECX 2024 leads a southbound load near Bill, WY.
A coal train breaks the pre dawn silence as it grinds up Logan Hill in the Powder River Basin near Bill, Wyoming.
The long sweeping roller coaster hills of the Powder River Basin are some of my favorite to photograph. This clean unit can be seen powering up the next grade as it kicks up snow on its way out of... (more)
A Union Pacific empty coal train heads north on the Joint Line at sunset. The train is south of Bill, Wyoming, one of three trains that passed this location while the sun was setting.
Looking great in CNW colors--but purchased with UP's money--a southbound coal train is panned a few miles north of Bill, Wyoming in the desolation of the Powder River Basin. Today, this line is tr... (more)
An empty UP coal train is waiting at the signal at West Bill as a southbound loaded BNSF coal train crosses over in front of it. The BNSF pusher can be seen on the rear.
Another load of fuel heads east as the sun rises over the PRB. Coal consumption has continued to decrease due to tougher gov't regulations and will continue due to the "War On Coal". The 2013 M.A.... (more)
BNSF 9090 helps on the rear on of the many coal trains on this day just before sunset.
UP 5595 leads a loaded train of Powder River Coal east at sunset near Bill, Wyoming.
Traffic jam on Logan Hill: A gloomy winter sunrise finds the three tracks at the summit of Logan Hill jammed with coal trains, while a BNSF load in the distance drops down towards Bill. Th... (more)