Burlington Northern EMD SD60M No. 9269 takes a spin on the turntable at Sheridan, Wyoming, on the morning of September 24, 2002. This turntable is an unusual through truss design, whereas most tab... (more)
Without track, we wouldn’t have any trains. Simple twin ribbons of steel laid on wooden (or concrete) ties anchored with spikes and tieplates, all locked in place with ballast. From an overpass at... (more)
Neatly-groomed coal loads from a mine in Powder River Basin roll by on a westbound BNSF coal train at Sheridan, Wyoming, on June 21, 2014.
BNSF Railway SD70ACe No. 9092, with We Energies empties in tow, climbs under a rainbow on the railroad's Big Horn Sub in Wyoming.
A westbound manifest heads up the Big Horn Sub on the approach to Sheridan this beautiful summer evening.
After waiting for a pair of eastbounds to arrive in town, 9080 heads for Montana along Goose Creek. Three more motors are on the rear, a DPU and a helper set to get this train over Parkman Hill.
The Sheridan Helper pushed coal trains destine for the Pacific Northwest out of the Power River Basin area up to the Montana Rail Link. The Sheridan Yards are about half way in between. It was a s... (more)
On a warm September evening, an eastbound empty coal train begins the climb towards the top of the hill at Ulm and another load of coal from the Powder River Basin.
With the setting sun at the horizon, a loaded, westbound coal train moves slowly through the siding at Dutch, WY waiting for an eastbound train on the main line.
An empty coal train climbs out of Dutch, Wyoming at sunset ahead of an approaching storm.
Wyoming coal was just beginning to heat up and I was just passing thru going from Washington to Oklahoma.
BNSF 8246 + 8252 + 6824 + 8228 appraoch Clearmont WY with an eastbound manifest.
After a rain shower in the Sheridan yard
Helper set with "Helper Link"awaiting assignment