BNSF 5109, CN 5743, and BNSF 777 lead a WB manifest toward Barstow.
In railroading, the shortest distance between 2 points is not always a straight line
It's interesting now much a long lens can compact a scene. There is actually 5 units pulling this train.
Wildflowers are starting to spread in Ludlow
An eastbound approaches Ludlow
An eastbound stack train heads up out of Ludlow towards Ash Hill
View from in the cab of BNSF 606 pulling the grade at Ash Hill: Run 8, 900 amps, 25MPH.
Amtrak #3 the Southwest Chief roars by.
This westbound stack takes the curve out of Ludlow Californina