From our vantage point atop the hill just east of the new yard we can see just how close the northern edge of the yard is to the deep sands of the Mojave Wash.
The Santa Fe's Grand Canyon Limited is about to make its scheduled station stop at the historic Barstow Harvey House on a beautiful spring evening.
Returning from the trip to the Grand Canyon, Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 heads west out of Barstow in the late afternoon. The engineer is whistling for Lenwood Road and has the bell ringing for the railf... (more)
On a hot high desert afternoon a UP westbound likely M-ROWC rolls into Barstow. The UP freight will have to wait for an opening before proceeding through the massive yard.
The very first train I saw in Kingman Canyon at the start of the day is the last train I see before heading back to Vegas from Barstow. A JB Hunt stacker eases into Barstow yard on a 105 degree af... (more)
The temperature is near 105 but the air is not the only thing that is hot. A set of BNSF power couples to some freight while a hot Z train departs east (seen on the upper left).
As a hot Z train departs eastbound a UP westbound rumbles by the old station in Barstow.
Seen from the Yucca Ave overpass, 3751 and its train are about to arrive at Barstow in the late afternoon.
Two BNSF units lead an empty container train east at Minneola on the Needles Sub.
After setting out a cut this remote control pair heads back to the main yard in Barstow.
At the Bottle Farm on Old Route 66 The Kaiser Hauler rolls out of Barstow on it's way to the small yard near the old Kaiser Steel plant on the former A.T.&S.F. Pasadena Subdivision, now... (more)
A Los Angeles bound train nears Barstow in the late afternoon on the Transcon.
Heading west on the transcon with the Old Dad Mountains in the background.