Carbon county coal climbs the steep 2.4% grade at Nolan. The steep grade with 9 degree curves has always challenged the heavy tonnage that has moved west. Helper and Martin were synonymous with ... (more)
An eastbound Union Pacific grain train crosses Reverse Hill at Hammett, Idaho, on January 21, 2013.
After dropping its load at the Niagara Mohawk Power Plant in Dunkirk, New York, E960 runs west through Erie, Pennsylvania, on the return trip to Black Thunder Mine in the Wyoming coal fields.