BNSF 6551 works upgrade out Ludlow as the train makes its way toward Ash Hill on the BNSF Needles subdivision.
The S-Turns at Ludlow - An eastbound stack drag on a super elevated turn near Ludlow California rolls through the Mojave as it approaches Ludlow California with GECX 2038, a demonstrator un... (more)
Pushin West - A single rear facing DPU pushs against a long stack train up the hill out of Ludlow California to Lavic.
Legacy Stone Work at Ludlow - In as many times as I have photographed this spot, I have always failed to include the old stone masonry on the east pier of this bridge at Ludlow.
The sto... (more)
A Belen bound manifest with three GEVOs leading two SD40-2s, a Dash 8-40BW and a rebuilt green GP35 in the consists snakes around the Needle sub curves to the west of Ludlow literally seconds afte... (more)
4 new C4's lead the WSPSBD down off Ash Hill as it heads west of the Needles Sub.
Due to track work on UP's busy Sunset Route, BNSF is allowing them to detour several Long Beach to Dallas stack trains (both east and westbound) along a portion of the Transcon. These trains get o... (more)
An eastbound BNSF manifest freight climbs the stiff grade out of Ludlow toward Ash Hill on a brisk November day along the Needles Subdivision.
Having just crested the top of Ash Hill a few miles back, a westbound priority intermodal train with a Tier 4 GE leading approaches Ludlow on the BNSF Needles Subdivision.
Running well over 9 hours off of its advertised schedule, train #3 the westbound Southwest Chief puts in a rare daylight appearance out in the desert as it approaches Ludlow with a BNSF unit lendi... (more)
BNSF 3979 leads the ZWSPLAC down off Ash Hill as it nears the Route 66 crossing near Ludlow.
BNSF 6617 leads a nearly 9 hour late westbound Southwest Chief down off Ash Hill.
It's late afternoon, the temperature is around 40 degrees Celsius and a procession of westbound trains are chasing each other on the long climb between Amboy and Ash Hill. Sitting in the shade of ... (more)
A westbound container train runs through creosote bush filled Ludlow
BNSF 3911, brand new ET44C4 leads this QATGLAC through Ludlow on a extremely hot afternoon.