BNSF 9278 (SD70ACe), 9704 (SD70MAC) & 9256 (SD70ACe) with a southbound loaden coal train meet BNSF 9649 (SD70MAC) with a nortbound empty south of Bill (WY).
Northbound BNSF empty coal meets a southbound UP full coal in the middle of basin on a sunny morning. CP8818 is seen next to BNSF8761.
A northbound empty coal train is silhouetted by a stormy sunrise south of Bill, Wyoming, where coal and oil mix, and the antelope and jack rabbit population far exceeds humans. The SD70MAC is serv... (more)
UP 7110 heads northbound into the Powder River Basin with an empty coal train near Bill, WY. Wildlife in these parts have grown so use to the trains that it doesnt even phase these six deer in the... (more)
BNSF 6236 heads south of Bill, WY with a freshly loaded coal train. You can see trains a mile away here and plan your shots accordingly. Soon after coming down this hill the train will be hit with... (more)
A cow in the ranch is busy taking her breakfast and has no interest in the early morning chase between UP and BNSF full coals.
BNSF full coal rolls over the hill toward south with 5669 as a rear DPU on the middle track. UP empty coal is approaching on the right track headed by 6800 + 7070. Behind upper right is another UP... (more)
Two BN exective schime SD70MACs roll up the hill with empty coal hoppers following, just 20 minutes after the sun came back to the Basin.
Evening full coal out of Powder River Basin with a SP fashon rear helper
BNSF Ballast train with matching ATSF bluebonnets. Not a bad catch in 2006!
Windy and wide open Bill, WY. The wind was blowing about 35-40 mph when this train showed up.