An SD70ACe and an ES44AC bring up the tail end of this eastbound coal load. Typically, UP coal trains on the Moffat run 3x2x1, but this train is different as it is not headed east on the KP. Instead, it is going to the Cherokee Power Plant in northeast Denver. That plant is close to converting entirely to natural gas. Once that happens, and this coal train stops running, it is rumored that the Energy Coal Mine may shut down. If that happens, it will spell the end of coal on the Craig Branch!
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