With the help of a DPU on the rear, two GE ACs attack the grade south of Tower 55 with a heavy coal load out of the PRB.
Heaving its way up the grade, an export coal gives it all its got on the climb up Mullan Pass.
Following closely behind a mixed freight, a "Z" train with a freshly painted SD70MAC rolls through Western Springs into Highlands on a warm and humid afternoon. In a span ... (more)
A BNSF coal empty stops on the main at Longs Peak, CO for a track warrant It will then depart and head north towards Cheyenne, WY for a crew change.
A coal load approaches the north end of Saginaw Yard.
BNSF 5880 South, a coal train out of the PRB, bears down on the north switch of Birds siding in Fort Worth just before sunset.
A southbound coal load gets a fresh crew for the trip to Temple at the south end of Saginaw Yard.
A Trio of big GE's pull a TXUX train over the rise at Goodman, MO.
A southbound coal load skirts UP grain empties as it snakes its way through Fort Worth.
A BNSF coal load snakes through the trackage of the Ft. Worth Sub just south of Tower 55.