The morning coal departs the soon to be closed plant at Page. They'll return a few hours later with 50 cars of coal.
An empty coal train approaches the AZ-98 crossing behind a trio of ex-NdeM E60-2's.
The morning BMLP empty coal train departs the soon-to-be-shut down Navajo Generating Station in Page with 50 empties. The BMLP itself only has a handful of weeks left before it shuts down.
Black Mesa & Lake Powell empties depart the plant at Page, AZ just a few minutes before 1500.
4 Black Mesa & Lake Powell E60C's hauling a loaded coal train approach the power plant in Page, AZ. On the left, we can see the far end of Leche-e Rock.
Only 3 of these trains ride every 24 hour... (more)
Loaded Black Mesa & Lake Powell approaches the Navajo Generating Station with a matching set of ex-NdeM E60 locomotives. Unfortunately, the train did not make another run as expected for this seld... (more)
Lake Powell in the background.
The day's second train is now just a few miles away from the terminus of its 74 mile long journey, the massive Navajo Generating Station.
Ex NdeM´s EA004 and EA023 will never see the rails again, they were bought by the BM&LP just for parts. Photographed stored in Page with the NGS in the background
Ex NdeM EA034 is leading an empty coal train out of Page heading for Kayenta.
Looking back on our train of 88 coal hoppers near 10-mile.
I found this funky looking thing sitting at the Navajo Generating Station. It was remanufactured at MK's Boise shops in 1975 from a U25B and is the sole diesel-electric engine operated by the BML... (more)
empties leaving the power plant at Page hit a nice sun hole at the right time.
Glen Canyon is in the back ground