The four-track rail corridor out of the southern Powder River Basin has been jammed with coal trains for years. The critical route connecting Wyoming energy with far flung markets is seeing a lot less traffic lately. Read about the Arch Coal and Peabody Energy layoffs that hit more than 500 Wyoming miners this week.
About Dustin Bleizeffer
Dustin Bleizeffer is Communications Director for the Wyoming Outdoor Council. He worked for 20 years as a reporter and editor in Wyoming, including nearly seven for WyoFile.