Found in BNSF Railway's yard in Barstow, California, on February 16, 2018, is Mobile Locomotive Services Inc. (LOCX) SW14 1453. Built by EMD in December 1949 as Illinois Central TR2A 9207A, this ... (more)
The power off of BNSF Railway train L-CAL0611-16, the "Boron Local," makes its way to the diesel servicing area in the Barstow Yard's engine shops. GP60M 153, GP60 173, GP60M 119 and GP... (more)
BNSF GP60 198 is unique on the railway - it is the only engine in a solid red paint scheme. Built by EMD in May 1990 as Texas Mexican 869. TM sold it to Helm Leasing (as HLCX 7700), and Helm, in... (more)
Iron horses cannot run all the time, as they occasionally need some rest and rehabilitation. On February 16, 2018, BNSF Railway ES44C4 8395 joined some others in the "stable" for routin... (more)
Inside BNSF Railway's locomotive shop in Barstow, California, Dash 9-44CW 4678 receives some maintenance after racking up a lot of miles. A locomotive wheelset and traction motor sit on the ship ... (more)
Unique to the Santa Fe - in fact, unique in all of railroading - is Santa Fe SWBLW 1460, as seen in the collection of the Western America Railroad Museum in Barstow, California, on December 18, 20... (more)
Pearland, TX destined containers speed into Barstow for a crew change.
BNSF ES44DC 7430 brings up the rear of a short, but heavy loaded ballast train, heading into Barstow for a crew change.
A Kingman, AZ bound ballast train flies into Barstow for a crew change.
BNSF ES44C4 4227 leads a baretable train away from the yard at Barstow.
A quartet of BNSF ES44DCs storm out of Barstow with a Watson bound manifest in tow.
A pair of EMDs bring up the rear of UP's MPCWCB-08.
UP's North Platte-West Colton manifest blasts out of Barstow on BNSF's Cajon Sub running under trackage rights.
Running on BNSF's Cajon Sub under trackage rights, UP's MWCPC-10 glides into Barstow as BNSF's U STLPIT1 07 gets ready to head off onto the Mojave Sub.
Pacific Rail Society's "Desert Scout" excursion awaits its return to Los Angeles while passengers check out the former Harvey House.