Nearing the mine, a Black Mesa & Lake Powell coal train prepares to cross AZ-98 at Shonto.
The afternoon coal train slows to pick up their conductor as the load-out they just completed filling their train at can be seen on the left. After the pick up, the train will run 77 more miles to... (more)
50 loads of coal depart the Peabody Mine behind a trio of E60s in the late afternoon.
BMLP coal empties approach the Peabody Kayenta Mine and will soon load another train for the Navajo Generating Station in Page. Leading the way are three ex-NdeM E60-2's, the lead motor being the ... (more)
Late evening storms sweep the Navajo Nation as a loaded Black Mesa & Lake Powell crests the hill at Shonto.