A westbound grain load works hard through Ludlow on a perfect Fall afternoon in the Mojave Desert.
CREX 1343 leads this westbound Richmond bound vehicle train through Ludlow on a cool day in the Mojave Desert.
On a hot afternoon, four-axle BNSF power heads out to Cadiz with traffic to interchange with the Arizona and California Railroad.
Amongst creosote bushes that are positively glowing from the monsoon season rains, a steel serpent slithers through the silica-strewn scenery, just west of Ludlow.
Just seconds before sunset and the desert air is still hot, as a heavy westbound manifest starts the steep climb up Ash Hill. Once the train has passed, it's time to head a short distance off-road... (more)
With a substantial amount of J.B. Hunt business up front, a westbound BNSF stack train winds through the curves at Ludlow, California, late on April 1, 2010.
Headed for Barstow, a westbound BNSF intermodal train passes through Ludlow, California, on a sunny April Fools Day in 2010.
A westbound stack train has an interesting array of motive power, including two warbonnet FP45s. Even one of the pioneering turbocharged GP20s is in the middle, still earning its keep for John San... (more)
The famous western S curve at Ludlow CA. 82 degrees and 14% humidity. Nice weather for this boy from the northeast. In 30 minutes I saw 6 trains. Thank you Mr. Buffet!
BNSF 6991 leads a long intermodal train through Ludlow at sunset.
Rolling fast across the vast stretch of the Mojave, an eastbound double stack appears on the double tracked "transcon." (View 2)
Rolling fast across the vast stretch of the Mojave, an eastbound double stack appears on the double tracked "transcon." (View 1)
A pair of GE DPU's shove a stack train west in the very last of the light. Bit of a scramble down to the car in the dark.
BNSF 7165 leads a westbound auto train toward Barstow at sunset along the Needles subdivision.
BNSF 7165 leads a westbound auto train through Ludlow at sunset.