Turns out it wasn’t a coal train

By Steven Keeler | Jul 30, 2012


Your guestview ( July 26, page 3 ) has some explaining to do regarding his daily.sightline.org "fact."

Last week, photos of a BNSF Railway train spewing what the photographer took to be coal dust near Horsethief Lake in Washington ( Columbia river ) generated online buzz.

"Turns out it wasn't a coal train," BNSF spokeswoman Suann Lundsberg said. “The railroad didn't have any coal trains running past that spot at the time."


Would the guestview author care to see results of running image analysis software on just one of the photos in question?


Steven Keeler

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