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)
Chicago and North Western’s yard office at Bill, Wyoming, is where C&NW train crews report to work in Powder River Basin. It is also the workplace of two friendly lady railroaders in the corner of... (more)
A rustic, hand-made sign above the entrance to Chicago and North Western’s yard office in Bill, Wyoming, reads “Through these doors pass the Worlds Greatest Railroaders… That’s the way it is, out ... (more)
Coal mine bound: Chicago and North Western coal trains are staged to head to the mines of Powder River Basin at Bill, Wyoming, on May 12, 1995. A mixture of General Electric AC4400CWs and C44-9Ws ... (more)
Sunrise march to the mines: Amid a stormy sky, coal trains continue the daily march to the mines of Powder River Basin south of Bill, Wyoming, during dawn on May 30, 2009.
Stratified sunset: During a vivid Wyoming sunset on May 29, 2009, a set of coal hoppers on a BNSF train rolls back to the mine for another load of black diamonds from Powder River Basin just south... (more)
A Chicago & North Western Powder River Basin train rolls across a small bridge at MP 100.4 as an angry sky offers a prediction of rain storms to come later that day.
Shiny BN9517 screams into the 1% climb of Logan Hill. Note: NO DPU....
A Union Pacific coal train is silhouetted against a beautiful Wyoming sky south of Bill, Wyoming. We were lucky that we had a sliver of clear sky underneath the clouds at sunset to help add some c... (more)
New Chicago and North Western General Electric C44-9Ws line up at Bill, Wyoming, on July 7, 1994. Included in the gathering are Nos. 8614, 8688, 8693, 8645 and 8647.
BNSF 9248 pulls hard up the eastside of the famous Logan Hill in the Powder River Basin near Bill, Wyoming.