BNSF and UP share the responsibility for getting coal from the Rockies to the Valmont power plant in Boulder. The train runs with UP power from the mines to Denver. Then, BNSF adds a unit and the train runs to Boulder. The power the sits in Longmont until the train has been emptied and it's ready to return to town. In this shot, the power sits idling in Longmont, waiting to return to town.
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