BN 1991 leads a loaded coal train out of the Black Thunder mine. Returning to the main at Reno Junction. (Tom Ellis photo)
It would be hard to imagine how different this location would look in the future when I took this photo of CNW 8509 leading a coal train at Reno Jct. WY in May of 1991. The small depot is gone and... (more)
UP 9102 stops at Reno Junction with a loaded coal train while an empty CNW coal train heads back to the mine. The threatening skies were common on our trip to the Powder River Coal Line in May of ... (more)
UP 9350 meets a BN coal train near Reno Jct. on the Powder River Coal Line in May of 1991
UP 9350 brings a loaded coal train thru Reno Jct. in May of 1991.
An eastbound Chicago & North Western coal load approaches Reno Junction, Wyoming, on May 12, 1995. The spring weather was getting stormy, and yes, it snowed the next day! Powering the train is C&N... (more)
A Coal train having just loaded at the mines enters the Orin Sub at Reno Wy.
A busy day at Reno Junction. An empty BNSF and a loaded UP train wait, while another BNSF train heads north after loading at Black Thunder Mine.
A BNSF coal train waits to enter the mainline after being loaded at the South Black Thunder Mine in the Powder River Basin
EMD 9010, BN 5525, BN 5536, and EMD 9084 are about to be ousted as kings of coal as the AC's are just beginning to arrive in force when this photo was taken.