RailPictures.Net Photo: BLKM EA036 Black Mesa & Lake Powell GE E60C at Cow Springs, Arizona by The Occidental Tourist
 
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» Black Mesa & Lake Powell Railroad 
» Cow Springs, Arizona, USA (more..)
» July, 2019
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An operation you had to want to see to get to it. Totally isolated from the rest of North America's rail system once roamed the Black Mesa & Lake Powell, delivering coal loads around the clock from the Peabody Energy Kayenta Mine to the Navajo Generating Station at Page, a total of 78 miles. The electrified line was run primarily by ex-NdeM GE E60Cs. At the end of the summer 2019, the last loads were mined and the railroad shut down. The electric components were taken down, but I understand the rails were left in place for potential future use.
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