A pair of helpers, a SD70ACe and a ES44AC, head back east to pickup another train.
UP 5907 struggles to crest Logan hill with a loaded coal train. In a couple thousand feet, however, a knuckle, mid-train, will break and UP 5907 will go into emergency.
A UP SD60 leads an eastbound "shooter" at Dale Junction, WY, high atop Sherman Hill. This was the route of the Transcontinental Railroad, although the original alignment was slightly fur... (more)
A quartet of GE's thunder up Logan Hill at Converse JCT. There is no DPU and AC power has yet to take over the coal fields...
Bonneville Transloaders, Inc. EMD SW1500 No. 1 pulls a small train west of Bonneville, Wyoming, on October 2, 1997. This trackage connects BNSF Casper Subdivision trackage at milepost 304 at Bonne... (more)
The coal fields of Wyoming always attract the newest technology. The grades and adverse conditions in the Powder River Basin make it a proving ground for newest and the best locomotives. In 1996 t... (more)
A Southern Pacific GE brings up the rear of a loaded coal train as it crests Logan Hill.
On the west slope of Sherman Hill, a westbound UP freight emerges from the south bore of the Hermosa Tunnels. This train took the Harriman Cut-off (Track 3), so its power is still pulling at this ... (more)
A couple of BNSF SD70ACe's, the leader being fairly new, drag a long and heavy southbound loaded coal train down the Orin Subdivision and out of the Powder River Basin.
Even out in the desolate areas along BNSF's Powder River Basin line, No Trespassing signs line this high frequency corridor
A pair of cream n'green BN MACs bring up the rear of a southbound loaded coal train as two others struggle up the grade.
A BNSF SD70MAC passes a loaded UP coal train climbing the hill in notch 8 in Wyoming's Powder River Coal Basin.
A pair of Burlington Northern painted EMD SD70MACs lead a westbound coal train through Wyarno.
A trio of coal trains race up Logan Hill.