Three coal empties are staged on the Black Thunder Mine Spur to be loaded at one of Black Thunder’s loaders east of Reno Junction, Wyoming, on the morning of May 4, 2007.
An eastbound UP coal load runs past another just west of Reno Junction.
With the afternoon sun on its nose, an eastbound UP coal load accelerates out of Reno Junction as two other UP coal trains wait on the adjacent mains.
As coal trains wait on either side of it, a BNSF coal empty heads east on the Reno Sub at Reno Junction, WY.
A southbound Union Pacific coal train crosses over from Track 3 to Track 1 at Crossover 45.7 south of Reno Junction, Wyoming, on the morning of June 14, 2014.
UP 5753 East passes another UP coal load just "railroad" west of Reno Junction.
A northbound Chicago and North Western coal train meets a southbound Burlington Northern coal train at Reno Junction, Wyoming, during a late snowfall on May 13, 1995. One of the crew members was o... (more)
New power for CNW and BN are side-by-side at Reno Junction, in the heart of the Powder River coal basin in Wyoming. The BN was stopped, and the CNW train was slowly easing up to a stop signal, so ... (more)
Two BN trains meet on the run at Reno Junction, WY, in the Powder River Basin. This is now triple track territory.
Viewed from the engineer's seat on a BN SD40-2, a southbound Chicago & Northwestern unit coal train accelerates through Reno Junction. Another BN train is stopped in the distance on the same track... (more)
One of many trains running in this area on a sunny afternoon. This was my first time ever in the coal fields of Wyoming. Provia 100F film.
A colorful consist leads eastbound rock empties near Reno Junction.
At sunset, a brand new ACE leads eastbound BNSF coal empties down the deep cut just north of Reno Junction.
A westbound UP coal load breaks into sunlight as empties recede and another load appears on the far hill.
A loaded coal train slowly moves through the Powder River Basin on a warm summer day as they 110 car plus long train looks like it goes for miles a miles.