Today started out with an amazing sunrise at the blue hour and as luck would have it, a BNSF coal train came along just at the right time and passed by Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.
BNSF 9165 has just cut away from helping a southbound coal load at Palmer Lake, CO and will be on the move north as soon as the conductor copies a track warrant giving authority to occupy the norh... (more)
BNSF 9165 is eastbound as she rounds the curve at MP 334.
BNSF 9165 is seen passing MP 351. It is 826 AM and she is eastbound.
The storm gathers force and starts pounding anything in it's path as it moves East, but this westbound coal train is almost through the back side of the storm.
BNSF 9165 + 6158 + 9670 + 6828 + 5729 + 4311 approach Agency IA [just east of Ottumwa] with a westbound manifest