Coal train riding through the Badlands of North Dakota on a late summer morning.
BNSF 5948 & 9781 eastbound on BNSF's Sandhills Sub.
Yet another empty unit train rolls along into the last rays of the sun led by the two major builders.
A higher up in the BNSF chain of commands slowly and safely dismounts the BNSF 5948 after talking with the crew on their successful passage of an obstruction test. Soon this load of coal will con... (more)
One of a morning parade of northbound coal empties crests the Palmer Divide and begins the descent toward Denver on the Joint Line.
Coal loads from the Rawhide Mine in Wyoming make the hard turn over Fountain Creek and head off towards the city of La Junta while th... (more)
An empty BNSF Power River Basin coal train enters the doubletrack just west of Rogers. Next stop, the fuel racks at Temple, TX.