A westbound Santa Fe intermodal curves through Ludlow, California, on March 8, 1995. An all-EMD consist led by SD40-2 No. 5161 includes three GP50s and a GP60.
The Summit at Lavic - An eastbound stack train crests the hill at Lavic California.
BNSF 7555, leading an empty eastbound ethanol train, sits on the main while the crew investigates a problem related to setting off a hot box detector.
The light power from BNSF'S Cadiz local heads westwards back to Barstow, its work complete for the day after interchanging with the Arizona and California Railroad out in the Mojave Desert. The Ca... (more)
Looking six miles through the binoculars to the western horizon sparks a frantic dash to the best vantage point to capture the train we've been hoping to see for several days but which we weren't ... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 8364 rips around the reverse curves west of Ludlow with a short stack train in tow.
BNSF ES44C4 6988 and C44-9W 5420 shove hard on the tailend of the Q CHILAC. The headend of the train is about to meet the Q LACAUG on the climb between Ludlow and Pisgah.
A quartet of BNSF's finest hustle a Los Angeles, CA-Charlotte Austell, GA stack train east on the Needles Sub. This train will be handed off to NS at Memphis, TN.
BNSF ES44C4 4231 and CREX ES44AC 1209 rip through the desert with an empty ethanol train for Adams, NE.
In various paint schemes, BNSF ES44DC 7911, C44-9W 4126, ES44C4 8261 and C44-9W 1020 race through the desert approaching Ludlow with a Los Angeles Harbor, LA-Alliance, TX stack train.
BNSF's Q LACAUG6 17 meets the Q CHILAC6 16 west of Ludlow on BNSF's busy Needles Sub.
As the DP's of the Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA Q train pass, a Los Angeles, CA to Augusta, KS Q train comes into view
On a searingly hot morning in the Mojave Desert, a Santa Fe eastbound hustles through the reverse curves west of Ludlow as a westbound fades into the distance.
First Light at Ludlow - [2016 Summer Solstice +12 Study] - An eastbound stack train threads through the S-turns at Ludlow.