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).
Afternoon at Km 171 region of Mairink: Intermodal C62 with C30-7A #9278 as DPU standing by.
Coal trains are a hot button political issue in the Northwest right now. There is an effort to develop an export terminal to send Powder River coal to China near Bellingham, Washington. Some say... (more)
NS 9278 leads train #47 South out of Hattiesburg, MS in the early morning fog.