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.
If you have ever done any railfanning in Barstow, then you probably have stopped at "The Barstow Station", located on E. Main street near the 15 Freeway. Many old passenger cars are built into th... (more)
An aerial view in 1981 of the western end of the massive Santa Fe Barstow yard, with the balloon track in the middle and diesel service in the lower right corner.
The Santa Fe diesel service in Barstow yard is full with different EMD and GE models being serviced.
A Santa Fe westbound intermodal waits on part of the balloon track while a set of light power leaves the diesel service area and heads east to pick up its train.
The Santa Fe diesel service located towards the west end of the Barstow yard.