Coal Line passenger train??? UP 9417 leads a CNW/UP business train at Nacco Junction in Wyoming in May of 1991. I thought my friend Arnie was kidding when he shouted out passenger train as we had ... (more)
PRLX 4017, a former N&W unit now sits at a car repair facility in Bill, WY.
CNW 8517 brings a coal train thru Bill, WY in May of 1991.
BN 9234 leads a 5 unit consist on an empty coal train near Bill, WY in May of 1991.
Early morning along the busy Orin Subdivision near Bill, WY finds a Union Pacific coal load heading south.
Eastbound loads along the triple tracked portion of the Orin Sub. Very impressive!
EMD power from BNSF and CN lead a westbound empty for another load of Powder River Basin coal.
The first one! BN 5500, the first C30-7 produced, brings an empty coal train into Bill, WY on a beautiful day in May of 1990.
Hold at Bill? It's hard to imagine that the coal line was single track north of Bill in 1991, but that's the case as CNW 8528 waits for a loaded BN coal train before heading to the mines. An enorm... (more)
An empty coal train led by UP 9108 meets a loaded BN coal train with 5 SD40-2's near Bill WY, in May of 1990.
BNSF 8560 hauls an MTY coal train north into Bill, Wyoming, ready to fill up again with fresh Powder River coal.
At sunrise south of Bill, WY, a BNSF coal empty heads north toward Bill from Orin.
Construction is still underway on additional mainlines on the Powder River Coal Line as BN 5508 brings a trainload of concrete ties into Bill ,WY in May of 1998.
A BNSF coal train heads south through the Powder River Basin. A chasing Union Pacific train can be seen through the exhaust.
The race is on as southbound coal trains from BNSF and Union Pacific head south in the Powder River Basin.