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.
Seen here passing one of the more memorable railroad structures in California, the former Santa Fe Depot and Casa del Desierto Harvey House. Its hard to imagine there was a point in time that tin... (more)
A short hike led to this outstanding view of BNSF's massive Barstow Classification Yard on a sunny, warm 1st of November morning.
BNSF 6636, BNSF 8140, BNSF 942, BNSF 7690, BNSF 535, BNSF 169, & BNSF 4966. Photographed at 15:10.
Still plenty of locos in the Santa Fe blue and yellow livery at Barstow in 2000.
Westbound Train in Barstow