The United Way SD40-2 leads the way on a cloudy day in the desert.
The crew on Santa Fe train #971 gives our photo line the eye as they roll into Mojave shortly after sunrise. We're headed to the Loop where the cloudbank on the other side of the mountains would r... (more)
A short OLBTN arrives in Mojave, where it will exit the main and head for the Lone Pine Subdivision.
BNSF 5746 leads an eastbound Q train with NS 1111 second back.
An eastbound BNSF TOFC train enters Sullivan's Curve in the early afternoon.
BNSF 9156 brings up the rear of a northbound loaded grain train outside Mojave.
SP SD45T-2R 6773 and SP SD40T-2 8323.
Southern Pacific tank-train with units, SP SD45R 7543, UP SD40-2 3204, SP SD40T-2 8367 and SD45R 7642 southbound near Mojave, California.
BNSF 4338 heads 12 locos at Warren Curve, Mojave, in 2000
The Southern Pacific era signal bridge just west of Mojave, CA was a popular photographic location before its demise during the decimation of heritage signal systems. Just a few blocks from enteri... (more)
UP 7167 leads a southbound manifest near MP 378 north of Mojave.
Santa Fe 5533 West storms past SP's yard late in the morning as it approaches the point where the Tehachapi grade starts in earnest.
Shortly after sunrise, a heavy SP open hopper train, with brake shoe smoke rising plentifully from its sides, descends the pass into Mojave.