Running several hours earlier than normal, the westbound Black Mesa is seen sweeping around the curve at Cow Springs.
Monsoon season over the great Southwest is in full swing as the Black Mesa & Lake Powell brings another loaded coal train to the Navajo Generating Station at Page.
Late evening storms sweep the Navajo Nation as a loaded Black Mesa & Lake Powell crests the hill at Shonto.
Eastbound Black Mesa empties roll across 78 mile line extending through the Navajo Nation Reservation seen here just south of Kaibito.
Black Mesa & Lake Powell empties depart the plant at Page, AZ just a few minutes before 1500.
The 15:00 BMLP job rolls eastbound through the Navajo Nation Reservation near Kaibito,AZ with empty coal hoppers to be loaded at the mine located outside of Kayenta,AZ. General Electric E60 EA036 ... (more)
On a line with only one train every eight hours in either direction, you have to be quite lucky to go along the line and just bump into one - and really lucky we were! Having no idea, when a train... (more)