Disappearing Over the Hill



August 23, 2005. Powder River Coal Basin, Wyoming.

BNSF 8816 is the distributed power unit pushing on a north bound empty coal train on the BNSF's Orin Subdivision. At this time the section of track was double tracked, but within a short amount of time it would be triple tracked. This image was taken between Hwy 450, to the north, and Edwards/Reno Road, to the south.

Photo © Tom Gatermann.


Comments

  1. Great shot showing the vastness of the area!

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  2. That shot looks great. They should turn on the lights, make it look like running with the long hood forward..........

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  3. Thanks, trekky60 I was going to Photoshop the lights on for you, but then I realized an even bigger issue, no rear ditch lights.

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