A pair of respectable looking warbonnets lead a hot westbound Z train through Cadiz.
A Cadiz Turn out of Barstow makes the daily traffic swap with the Arizona & California Railroad.
ARZC 3894 leads its power consist into position to shove back to the train that BNSF 8600 spotted on the siding in the distance. BNSF 8600 is waiting for the ARZC power to clear, so it can shove ... (more)
The last rays of sunlight on a Friday afternoon in the Mojave Desert glint off of the side of this eastbound manifest climbing out of Cadiz.
As the late afternoon sun drops closer to the horizon Arizona & California's Cadiz Turn arrives at its BNSF interchange point on a mild January afternoon in the Mojave Desert. more)
The Arizona & California's Cadiz Turn is only about a mile from its interchange with the BNSF at Cadiz, California on a relatively cool May afternoon in the dessicated desert southwest. None of th... (more)
A&C 4002 leads the Cadiz Turn westbound just a mile or so away from its interchange with the BNSF at Cadiz. AZCR 4002 started life in February 1969 as SP 9005. more)
Cadiz and its beautiful backdrop scenery.
A eastbound manifest screams through the desert at 60+mph!
This BNSF west bound Z train heads into the fading light at it takes the crosssing at Cadiz.
After cutting loose from the cars at the in the distances, BNSF 8600 heads down the exchange siding to make room for the AZRC power to enter the siding and shove back to the cars.
AZRC 3894 comes on to the exchange siding to position itself to shove back to a cut of loads from which BNSF 8600 had just set out.
ARZC 3894 waits for a crew member at the end of the train to secure the switch for the wye leading to the BNSF Needles Sub before beginning its journey back to its home.
5 Warbonnets wheel pigs eastbound at Cadiz. 2 elements of luck here - 5 warbonnets together, and they fitted perfectly between the poles - both unplanned.