Santa Fe SD75Ms Nos. 202 and 234 sit in a shop building, waxed and polished for their trip tomorrow on the point of BNSF's Super Bowl Special.
A worker at the LMIT fuels Dash 9 No. 697.
After being waxed and polished, SD75Ms Nos. 234 and 202 are ready to pull BNSF's Super Bowl special the next morning.
Shortly after sunrise, a westbound intermodal train comes off the Needles Sub and skirts the old yard on its way to a crew change.
Just after sunrise, a UP eastbound skirts Barstow Yard on one of the two main line tracks.
A westbound H SLABAR slowly moves into Barstow Yard as the "golden hour" starts to kick in.
A Clovis, NM to Long Beach, CA stack train slowly approaches track work at Barstow where they will make a crew change for the last leg of this train's trip.
Santa Fe gathered all five of its Centennial-painted SD45-2's together for a group photo at Barstow, Calif. on Dec. 21, 1976. This portrait was taken from the yard's "High Tower." One of these... (more)
3751 rounds the curve to head into Barstow station to take on water and be serviced. Many people as can be seen gathered on the overpass to see it come in.
As a Santa Fe westbound departs the yard in a cloud of exhaust, a short eastbound UP intermodal symbol waits for a signal on the South Track. Valley Junction is now covered by a freeway interchang... (more)
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.