ATSF freight passing Barstow station area
One of many eastbound Z Trains departs Barstow for points East on the Transcon. Behind the 4 GE's is a nice matched cut of J.B. Hunt containers.
UP 844 thunders across the high desert on the way back from visiting New Mexico and Arizona.
Taken during GP60M No. 100's maiden eastbound voyage, this close-up shows the consoles that present and control the radio channel, brake pipe pressure, battery power level, windshield wipers, etc.... (more)
Locomotives that once worked for the BN idle at BNSF's Locomotive Maintenance & Inspection Terminal in Barstow Yard.
Unique Santa Fe Baldwin/EMD rebuild 1460, also known as the "Beep", on display at the Western America Railroad Museum, Barstow.
Four 20-cylinder EMD locomotives idle in front of the shops.
Santa Fe shop workers hand polish a pair of SD75Ms in the Light Repair Shop.
Workmen load test an SD24 outside the shops. How they can hear each other talking is beyond me, because the sound of the notched-out 567 prime mover is deafening!
A westbound Santa Fe pig train passes the old yard. In the distance, the old shops appear to be still active judging from the diesel exhaust rising from that location.
BN F45 6644 along with 2 Amtrak SDP40F sit next to SF 8781 at SF Barstow yard.
SF SD45 B unit 5502 sits alone in Barstow yard.
A re-engined Alligator and a rebuilt GP35 sit outside the classic shop building.
BNSF 4979 west with the Wabash NS Heritage Unit #1070 in the concest passes East Barstow on a Fresno bound grain train.