UP5607 is loosing the race with the setting sun as it climbs the 1% grade of Logan Hill. The 4 track joint UP-BNSF mainline is not as busy as it once was, but there is still plenty of traffic. The... (more)
BNSF ES44AC 5923 and SD70ACe 8486 head a southbound coal train over Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming. On the rear end work BNSF 9930 (SD70MAC) & CREX 1433 (ES44AC).
BNSF ES44AC 5845 and SD60M 9290 head a southbound coal train over Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming.
UP ES44AC 7345 and 7865 head a southbound coal train over Logan Hill north of Bill, Wyoming.
The 1% grade of Logan Hill is the most challenging portion of the south exit out of the Powder River Basin. Two shiny Burlington Northern Sd70Macs and a SD60mac demonstrator scream in Run-8 up the... (more)
Chicago Northwestern 8712, 8698, 8718 pull there way through the unique landscape of the powder river basin.
East bound coal train on Logan Hill being passed by a CWR train with second unit KCS 666
Orin Iron Horse Race......Raw horsepower against gravity. AC against DC. The 5 DC motors have slowly been overtaking the New AC power since leaving Converse Junction. The two trains will end the r... (more)
UP 5907 struggles to crest Logan hill with a loaded coal train. In a couple thousand feet, however, a knuckle, mid-train, will break and UP 5907 will go into emergency.
A quartet of GE's thunder up Logan Hill at Converse JCT. There is no DPU and AC power has yet to take over the coal fields...
A Southern Pacific GE brings up the rear of a loaded coal train as it crests Logan Hill.
Even out in the desolate areas along BNSF's Powder River Basin line, No Trespassing signs line this high frequency corridor
A pair of cream n'green BN MACs bring up the rear of a southbound loaded coal train as two others struggle up the grade.
The days last light finds two coal trains meeting on Logan Hill on the Orin Sub. Judging from the two green signals another train will be along shortly.
Heading South up the 4 track main of Logan Hill, UP 5973 is just about to hit a curve greaser as it approaches Bill, WY