A pair of brand new BNSF Railway GE ET44AC's lead an eastbound baretable train through the Mojave Desert on BNSF's ex-Santa Fe Transcon.
With its head end entering California and its rear end in Arizona, a westbound BNSF stack train crosses the Colorado River on its way to Los Angeles from the Midwest.
Canadian Pacific 8710 leads the Blue Island, IL to San Bernardino, CA auto train through the dry desert of San Bernardino County on the Needles Subdivision
BNSF 3972 leads a short westbound ZALTSTO at Ibis in the late afternoon.
A former UP SD90-43MAC, now rebuilt as an NS SD70ACU leads a westbound BNSF train near Goffs on the Needles Sub.
BNSF C44-9W 4437 painted in H3 paint along with a KCS belle lead a westbound SALTOIG at Homer as it climbs the stiff grade up Goffs Hill.
A hot eastbound Z train lead by BNSF 8327 and a pair of NS units blow through Bagdad in the late morning.
BNSF's Westbound VBLUSBD lead by an NS SD70ACU rebuild and a CP GE, drop down off Ash Hill on the Needles Sub.
Heading downgrade off Ash Hill, a westbound general freight with NS power and a older BNSF EMD burried 5th back nears Ludlow in the early afternoon.
A trio of GP60's, two of which are recent rebuilds pull an outbound manifest from Barstow where it will be left in a siding somewhere along the Needles Sub until power is ready. Currently BNSF is ... (more)
A BNSF Railway container train for Barstow, Calif., climbs the grade at Siberia in the early morning sun.
A fairly dirty C4 heads up a westbound Z train as it departs the historic, ex-Santa Fe Railway Harvey House/depot in Needles for the trip across the desert to Barstow.
The head end power and the rear DPU's of this LA bound stack train can be seen as it rounds a big curve near Arrowhead Junction, CA on the Needles Subdivision.
Having just swapped crews at Needles, the BNSF 6902 bound for LA wastes no time getting out of town as it speeds across the Needles Subdivision.
Out in the high desert, BNSF 4115 West meets the BNSF 3578 East as smoke from an executive-painted SD70MAC rises into the hot air.