A hot shot intermodal train races down Goffs Hill, through Arrowhead Jct, as it prepares to overtake a stack train at Ibis before reaching the crew's final destination of Needles, Calif.
BNSF 9089 leads a westbound intermodal through Ibis, CA on the BNSF Needles Sub.
A westbound Santa Fe train pulls the grade out of Needles in ATSF's last summer.
Late evening at Ibis with brand new 3786 west in screaming low light!
A pair of Norfolk Southern units lead a westbound rack train across the Mojave Desert near Arrowhead Junction, westbound on Santa Fe's Needles Subdivision to Barstow.
On a clear January afternoon, two pristine new ES44C4's lead a westbound stack train up Goffs Hill. Most of the trip across the Mojave Desert still lies ahead.
BNSF 7693 leads a long container train up the switchbacks climbing out of Ibis as the train approaches the grade crossing at Arrowhead Junction. The DPUs at the end of this long train can be seen... (more)
The DPU's on the end of a westbound keep shoving on the way upgrade from Needles.
After receiving a Needles-Barstow recrew at Needles, a westbound rack train led by BNSF C44-9W, No. 5120 glides across the Mojave Desert near Arrowhead Junction on the BNSF Transcon.
As a storm front approaches from the west, a small pocket of sunshine illuminates an upgrade westbound stack train near Arrowhead Junction on BNSF's exceptionally active Needles Subdivision.
As storms brew in the background near Needles, a westbound hot Z train charges across the Mojave Desert near Arrowhead Junction.
BNSF 750 leads a westbound stack train up grade as it approaches the grade crossing at Arrowhead Junction (West Ibis).
Red at night, railfans' delight. An incredible sunset provided a spectacular end to an incredible day spent by a group of Northwesterners on BNSF's Needles Sub on February 25th. This was ... (more)
Less than a month old, a sparkling BNSF ES44C4 leads a short westbound stack train up the stiff grade near Ibis. Westbounds were easy to come by on this beautiful Sunday, as the better part of the... (more)