A westbound BNSF freight exits Tunnel 4 in Wind River Canyon east of Dornick, Wyoming, on May 25, 2011. Behind the warbonnet Dash-9 and visiting UP SD70M are Boeing 737 fuselages headed for Washin... (more)
On my first visit to the Powder River Basin, this was one of the first trains I came across: A BNSF load having just entered the mainline at NACCO Jct. making a run for Logan Hill at sunrise on a ... (more)
On a rainy, foggy night in Cheyenne, Wyoming, a Union Pacific coal train prepares to depart after changing crews. To the left of the train is the historic Cheyenne depot and shops in this April 19... (more)
An eastbound coal train’s caboose waits for departure on a rainy and foggy night in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in April 1984. To the right of the train is the Cheyenne Shops, still being used at this poin... (more)
Three Chicago and North Western coal trains powered by new SD60s pause at Bill, Wyoming, on July 4, 1989.
End of another day in Powder River Basin: The DPU's of a Union Pacific coal train cast a silhouette against a brilliant sky moments after sunset, south of Bill, Wyoming, on June 29, 2002.
Union Pacific's Western Pacific heritage locomotive No. 1983 leads an eastbound freight at Hermosa, Wyoming, on May 28, 2009.
Traffic on the road is very quiet this morning, unlike the parallel Union Pacific main line which is humming with trains. As seen from inside a long-abandoned gas station along the old Lincoln Hig... (more)
The Pointless Arrow returns to Wyoming as the Westbound California Zephyr is led by the Phase I P42.
A northbound BNSF coal train heads across a fill just south of Bill, Wyoming. The Powder River Basin is a great place to catch beautiful sunsets.
15,000 GE horses: Four C30-7s and a U30C dressed in Burlington Northern’s Cascade green and black, pull an eastbound coal train just east of Newcastle, Wyoming, on a hot July 3, 1989.
Action at Converse Junction: As a Chicago and North Western coal train loads at Antelope Mine, two other coal trains cruise through Converse Junction, Wyoming, on May 12, 1995. A loaded C&NW coal ... (more)
A Chicago and North Western coal empty heads for the mines south of Walker, Wyoming at milepost 110.
The A-B-A set of E9's goes through a bit of load testing at the shops before being sent out with the 844 to North Platte where they would be cut off.
Employees of the UP Steam program gather on and around the front of the 844 one day before the departure for Omaha where the UP steam program will celebrate it's 50th year.