As Amtrak No. 22 departs Dallas UPT, she meets a couple DGNO six-axle gensets switching at Cadiz.
Nearly new Santa Fe #927 leads a freight thru Cadiz, CA. in May of 1994.
The blue hour meets the golden hour on the western leg of the wye at Cadiz, deep in the Mojave desert. After a trip west for reasons unknown, ARZC's 4001 has been returned to home rails by BNSF's ... (more)
On a hot afternoon deep in the Mojave Desert, a high priority intermodal blasts past the Ship Mountains and through Cadiz as it races west.
An eastbound Santa Fe Q-train zips through Cadiz, CA--the middle of the Mojave--at 70 MPH. The time of the "Super Fleet" warbonnets was sadly brief, but exciting.
While out on the BNSF Needles subdivision, I came across BNSF 9130 and 9131 (a set of locomotive that use refrigerated liquid methane for fuel) as part of the power consist for the Cadiz turn job ... (more)
BNSF 6690 brings up the rear of westbound freight train passing through Cadiz on the BNSF Needles subdivision at sunset. The lights in the distance are from the power for the Cadiz turn job out of... (more)
An eastbound Santa Fe "Super Fleet" intermodal rips along at 70 MPH through Cadiz, CA. On the left is the Cadiz Turn out of Barstow. It is getting its train together after interchanging ... (more)
A westbound A&C train is on the "outskirts" of remote Cadiz, CA, where the train will meet the Santa Fe's Cadiz Turn out of Barstow. The line was once part of the Santa Fe, but was spun-off as a r... (more)
A trio of BNSF GEs, led by ES44DC 7692 roll through Cadiz with a westbound manifest. Normally trains fly through Cadiz, but on this sunny October afternoon there is a slow order in affect due to t... (more)
At sunset, an Arizona & California brakeman is ready to line a switch for the A&C turn meeting the Santa Fe Cadiz Turn out of Barstow. The two roads interchange trains here daily.
Late in the afternoon, the Arizona and California's drag freight from Parker arrives Cadiz where it will exchange cars with BNSF's Cadiz Local from Barstow.
A eastbound doublestack train is put into perspective as it races through Cadiz and across the vast Mojave Desert, with the famous Amboy crater in the distance.
BNSF 8600 has just completed a car exchange with the Arizona and Califonia (ARZC) and is moving to the end of the siding to wait for its turn to take the main and head back to Barstow.
The BNSF local from Barstow to Cadiz waits on the Arizona & California RR line at Cadiz waiting to interchange traffic with the A & C