Winter in the Idaho Panhandle! A westbound coal train headed for the Centralia, WA coal-fired power plant is seen racing along the north shore of Lake Pend Oreille between Hope and Kootenai on a f... (more)
Day-after-Christmas coal! Three AC-traction locomotives lead a Centralia, WA-bound unit coal train through a winter wonderland and across the Clark Fork River just west of Colby, Idaho.
A unit coal train kicks up powder along the chilly northern shore of Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle, nearing the end of its westward journey across MRL's 4th Subdivision.
This is why I love Idaho! On the day after Christmas, a westbound Centralia, WA-bound coal train rolls through a winter wonderland and over the frigid Clark Fork River just west of Colby on Montan... (more)
Loaded coal about to tackle the climb over Bozeman Pass.
Loaded coal over the Divide.
Exiting the current west portal passing the old west portal.
Loaded coal train departing Missoula to head "down the river".
Loaded coal train, bearing little sign of the "BNSF", charges west.
BNSF #8905 has just past the WBCS West Cooks with a load of coal for the Centralia Coal plant in near Centralia, Washington.
Loaded coal train on MRL passes the roundhouse at Missoula. Haze is a result of fires burning in nearby Clinton.
Loaded coal train blasts out of MRL's Bozeman Tunnel on Bozeman Pass.
Another example of ex-BN SD60M taking over the coal trains this summer. Loaded Spring Creek coal train coming into Livingston with LAUMIS coming up beside it.