A westbound Q train heads out of Barstow in the late afternoon.
134 Years In The Making. The desolate, desert community of Hodge, Calif. briefly feels tremors caused by the weight of a 1.2 million pound steam locomotive, UP 4014, as the 1941-built, 4-8-... (more)
BNSF 3275 leads an eastbound stack near Hodge in the early morning.
Two-month-old Amtrak 50 is the first of a pair of P42DCs pulling a seven-car Desert Wind (train 35) around a curve in the Mojave Desert as the train heads toward Los Angeles from Ogden. Th... (more)
Union Pacific's "Big Boy" steam locomotive, No. 4014, gets the chance to stretch its legs on the winding desert floor as it passes through the community of Hodge. The original AT&SF righ... (more)
Union Pacific Big Boy 4014 has just departed Barstow, CA en route to West Colton on day 2 of a passenger excursion to benefit the RailGiants Museum in Pomona, California, which had displayed the l... (more)
Santa Fe tried many combinations of locomotives to pull it's York Canyon, NM to Kaiser Steel in Fontana, CA coal trains, often in solid sets. One of the last combos they used was six of their ten ... (more)
It is 8:00 pm (20:00) and 91º F (32.7º C) at milepost 14.3 on BNSF's Cajon Subdivision and the sun is touching the western horizon as Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, passes... (more)
In early morning, but running about four hours late, the westbound Southwest Chief is running on the left hand track shortly after its station stop in Barstow. A westbound manifest has stopped sh... (more)
UP 3001 leads a westbound Salt Lake to Long Beach intermodal at Hodge on the Cajon Sub.
BNSF 4251 along with an NS unit, lead the QNYCLAC near Oro Grande.
UP's Salt Lake City to Long Beach intermodal passes through Hodge on the Cajon Sub.
UP's West Colton to North Platte manifest heads east in the early morning on the Cajon Sub.
Racing Along the Cajon Sub east of Helendale, BNSF 3980 leads this SLHTLDR towards Barstow.