Galesburg, IL, to Lincoln, NE, Traffic

         Passenger

Amtrak 5 and 6

         Intermodal

 

         Coal

The BN line west of Galesburg to Lincoln, Nebraska, is one of the main coal routes from the Powder River coalfield to the Midwest.

Coal traffic in the BN era (pre 1995) includes:

DD142: Powder River to Chicago Central loads
DD043: Chicago Central to Powder River empties

Coal traffic in the BNSF era (post 1995) includes:

Loaded Train Symbol Empty Train Symbol Source (Mine) Destination
(Power Plant or Loadout)
Wagon Symbols Wagon Owner
C-BAMPAM E-PAEBAM Belle Ayr Mine Palos, AL    
C-BTMCHK E-CHKBTM Black Thunder Chicago, IL for??    
C-BTMCIM E-CIMBTM Black Thunder Chicago (for Monroe, MI (DE)) DEEX Detroit Edison
C-CDMCLO E-CLOCDM Cordero Mine Chillicothe, IA   Iowa Southern Utilities Company
C-CDMOTL E-OTLCDM Cordero Mine Ottumwa, IA    
C-EBMCBC E-CBCEBM Eagle Butte Council Bluffs, IA UNSX Mid-American Energy
C-JRMMET   Jacob's Ranch Cook, IL   American Electric Power
C-NAMARN   North Antelope Arbor, NE    
C-NAMCEN   North Antelope Centralia, IL    
C-NAMMEA E-MEANAM North Antelope Metropolis, IL (Cash Coal Terminal)    
C-NAMTHH E--THHNAM North Antelope Thomas Hill, MO    
C-WDMMHD E-MHDWDM West Decker Memphis    
C-ABNCBA E-CBAABN Absaloka M. Council Bluffs, IA    
C-BKMSLC E-SLCBKM Buckskin Mine North St. Louis    
C-BTMMAS E-MASBTM Black Thunder Machens, MO    
C-BTMSFD E-SFDBTM Black Thunder Springfield, MO    
C-CDMRTR E-RTRCDM Cordero Mine Rush Tower, MO    
C-JRMMHS E-MHSJRM Jacob's Ranch Memphis    
C-NAMCLM E-CLMNAM North Antelope Columbus, MS    
C-SCMOTB E-OTBSCM Spring Creek Ottumwa, IA    

         Steel

 

         Automotive

 

         Grain

 

         Chemicals

 

         Oil and other tanks

 

         General Merchandise

 

         Local Peddlers