The DPUs on this heavy westbound manifest lean into a curve just east of Ludlow as the quickly fading sunlight catches the side of the train before disappearing for the night. The Needles Sub offe... (more)
Sunset on the Mojave Desert at Ludlow finds two BNSF GEs operating in DP mode on the rear of an eastbound stack train as a westbound general freight works its way toward Barstow in the distance.
I'm not sure there are many experiences more magical than standing in the middle of the desert, miles from anyone and anything, at sunset. In this photo, the sun is minutes from dipping below the ... (more)
Just a few minutes prior to sunset BNSF 7826 leads a westbound freight at Ludlow behind an intersting mix of power including 1 SD40-2, 1 GP60B, 2 GP35s, 3 GP30s, and a B40-8W .
BNSF 4728 rounds a curve as it approached WBCP Ludlow with the almost full moon rising in the background.
Eastbound at speed on the Needles sub at Ludlow.
7.5 minute exposure of a westbound train at Ludlow. I-40 is in the upper right hand corner.
4668 is leading some unusual power at Ludlow with a 75M and 70MAC in tow.
About a half hour after sunrise, the first eastbound train of the morning passes through Ludlow.
Great visibility, S curves and a nice hill to oversee the action made Ludlow a worthwhile stop on my trip this spring.
BNSF 7694 leads an eastbound manifest through the S-curves approaching Ludlow after passing a westbound intermodal train.
BNSF 4084 leads a stack train out of Ludlow.
A stack train headed for Clovis, NM approaches Ludlow.
BNSF 4597, with a very colorful power consist, approaches Ludlow after zig-zagging its way up the track.
A 5 hr plus late Southwest Chief #3 goes into the curves west of Ludlow California on it way to Los Angeles.