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BNSF 9904 leads an empty southbound unit coal train at track speed (60 MPH) thru Custer,WA after discharging over 12,000 tons of export coal at Roberts Bank,BC.It's headed back to PRB for another load.
BNSF 790 leads an empty coal train from Roberts Bank,BC back to Powder River,WY.A D9-44CW on the point,an AC4400CW in Nr 2 spot and DPUs were BNSF 8820 an SD70MAC and BNSF 5855 an ES44AC.Four Units,All Different.
BNSF 5724, one of the first pre-production ES44ACs, was on the point of empty grain train X-KALULE9-16A as it dropped off Stampede Pass at the west end of two main tracks outside of Easton, WA, on February 17th.
Here is a Eastbound Empty Coal train at Avery, Washington. This is going back to the Powder River from Centralia, Washington. I looked at the color version and I thought Black and White would look better on this photo.
Was a fairly slow day in Fort Worth except for these two empty coal trains, who sat together for 15 minutes. BNSF 8960 got the signal first to head to Tower 55 and the UP 6741 got the signal moments later.
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