An eastbound coming out of East Ash Hill and approaching Klondike.
Mid-train helpers help push this eastbound towards Needles.
Eastbound pigs shimmer in the desert sun.
A stack train passes through Ludlow on the Needles Sub.
In blaring 110 degree heat this westbound flies up the last grade before Ludlow,
Stopped for a roll by on the way to Cadiz
Westbound stacks, dwarfed by the surrounding desert landscape, climb through the Mojave desert. It's about 7-30 am.
A westbound makes it's way from Ludlow towards Daggett.
A westbound pulls up Ash Hill just before sunset.
Heading into the Sunset
BNSF 4908 leads a westbound stack train through Ludlow on the BNSF Needles Sub as daylight begins to fade.
The first two locomotives for this westbound train share the same road number 6940.
A shorty short empty ballast train decends into Ludlow
Santa Fe 8024 West blasts upgrade between Ludlow and Lavic with the multi-colored mountains of the Mojave Desert in the distance.