BNSF 9752 rolls westbound outside of Parkman, Wyoming. The WY/MT border was just right behind me by a mile or so.
At walking speed, a BNSF coal load heads north up Parkman Hill. The sun has just cleared a storm cloud before it slips under the horizon...Most trains once got help from a manned pusher out of She... (more)
A pair of Sheridan-based helpers assist a westbound loaded coal train up the grade through Parkman, WY on BNSF's Big Horn Sub. Traffic this day was extremely sparse, with several train running mil... (more)
Under a threatening sky, Burlington Northern EMD SD40-2 No. 6927 leads two GE B30-7ABs (Nos. 4038 and 4006) on an eastbound intermodal train at Parkman, Wyoming, on June 15, 1997.
Coal loads grind up Parkman Hill at little more than walking speed. Besides the two ACes on the point there is a DPU and a helper set pushing on the rear. Parkman is at the northern edge of Wyomin... (more)
68. A set of helpers approach the Montana boarder from Wyoming as the rising sun paints the landscape a golden glow. At sunset the day before I made the 245 mile journey from Livingston, MT to She... (more)
BNSF 6170 + 8240 with a northbound coal train slow to release their helpers at Parkman.
This coal train has just begun to pick up speed as it starts going downhill in Parkman
In a scene the horses have probably seen countless times, a coal train with 6 locomotives (2 helpers on the rear) slowly begins going downhill after reaching the summit just outside of Parkman.