The afternoon air is laden with the rich scent of creosote bushes as a relatively short BNSF intermodal is hustled up the east side of Ash Hill by a pair of GEVO's and a DASH-9.
A storm front had moved through the previous day and so our first day in the desert wasn't quite what we were expecting, with clouds and rain. However, the morning of the 12th dawned fair and brig... (more)
This is what a typical day in the town of Ludlow looks like. With high clouds covering the blue sky for miles and miles and the signature desert mountain in the background. But what makes the shot... (more)
This better become my most popular photo ever, seeing how it cost me seven stitches in my finger, a tow truck and a midnight arrival at Barstow Community Hospital to get it :(
BNSF 6943 leads a fast moving eastbound at the route 66 crossing near Ludlow.
On there first run west after being delivered to the property, BNSF 6945, 6935, 6949 lead a westbound stacker through Ludlow.
A sea of orange snakes through the California Desert.
Hot train before the heat.
BNSF 7200 east starts its assault of Ash Hill shortly after departing Ludlow,CA 3/5/11
The Z-LACCHI7-25A negotiates the curves west of Ludlow,CA on this sunny and warm February morning in the Mojave Desert.
One of the few earthworms races across the eastern Mojave Desert (more like Mars) as a rare ES44AC visits the west coast and a Ferromex ACe trails behind. In the background, the two DPU's c... (more)
BNSF 5525 west climbs out of Ludlow as it heads for Barstow.
Westbound tonnage drops down off Ash Hill at the route 66 crossing.
BNSF 7450 leads a eastbound grain empty through Ludlow.
The first in a large fleet of eastbounds passes through Ludlow on a cool, windy morning along the Needles Sub.