BNSF 9887 brings up the rear of a coal train running on the Montana Rail Link, the ex-Northern Pacific transcontinental railroad, as they cruise into Helena.
A BNSF All-Rail Ore Train works on getting it's train together while the Paper Mill switch has parked to go for lunch.
As one BNSF coal train heads south on the UP's Midlothian Sub in the foreground, another parallels it on the BNSF's Fort Worth Sub.
A coal load drops down from Decatur to Hermann using the dynamics of the the two units up front plus the AC on the rear.
Three SD70MACs (one BN) lead coal loads onto the Passenger Main as the Grand Forks Utility performs a roll-by inspection of the train.
Loaded coal crosses over from Main 2 and onto the Passenger Main at G.F. Switch behind a trio of MACs. It's pretty unusual to catch an SD70MAC up here, let alone three of them. Could this be the... (more)