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BNSF

December 2, 2014

Category: Transportation

http://www.bnsf.com/

Today's BNSF is the result of more than 390 railroad lines that merged or were acquired during our 160-year history.




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Upton is located 70 miles east of thirteen open pit coal mines, including the Thunder Basin Coal Mine, the nation's largest. You can arrange to have guided tours to learn more about this critical industry in northeast Wyoming. Upton and Newcastle are on the railroad right-of-way that ships most of the coal to midwestern and eastern markets. There is an average of 75 Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad trains that pass through Weston County daily. This is a train watchers heaven!