With the Old Woman Mountains looming in the distance ...... one-year-old BNSF ES44C4 4244 is leading train Q-MEMRIC6-10 through the tiny town of Cadiz, California, near sunset on Fe... (more)
It's Pronounced "Kay-deez"Having crossed into California about 80 miles to the east, BNSF Railway train S-LPKSCO1-11, with Intermodal Stacks heading from Logistics Park in... (more)
After being cloudy most of the day the sun came out for a couple hours allowing me to check Cadiz off my bucket list.
Ahead of schedule! ARZC 4002 has made it to Cadiz and is now pulling into the Parker Siding. They'll have to wait a couple of hours for the BNSF Cadiz to show, as he hasn't even gotten to Ludlow y... (more)
ARZC 4002 rolls along at 10MPH as it nears Cadiz, CA.
Here they come, nice and slow...the elusive sextet that threw us a curved ball when we were least expecting it - resulting in a breathless chase deep into the Mojave.
The sun is setting quick as the ARZC 4002 clips along pulling this short freight west. They will soon arrive at Cadiz and interchange again with the BNSF.
BNSF 5219 and 4953 are the Rear DPU's on this massive 114 car grain train. The head end of this grainer is stopped at West Cadiz and is waiting on the Hot Z-STOWSP to diverge over from M1-M2. Its ... (more)
CREX 1421 and its repo train are tied down on the west leg of the wye at Cadiz. The Needles sub is very congested now and this train might as well not even exist with the little priority it has.
Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern SD40-2 #6414 is a long way from its Midwestern home as it leads Arizona & California train 708 off the ARZC Parker Subdivision at Cadiz. Here, the crew will swap train... (more)
East Cadiz - Railfaning Hotspot in the Middle of the Mojave - An eastbound stacker rolls through whats left of the crooked Tamerisk forest at Cadiz where the wicked witch of the west lived ... (more)
The Fenner Valley - With the Old Women Mountains to the rear and the Ship Mountains in the foreground, a westbound fast pig train approaches the crest the Cadiz grade out of the Fenner Vall... (more)
In The Shadow [Plate 500] - With the Ship Mountains for the back drop, a westbound fast pig train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Fenner Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California... (more)
Under the Beast - A westbound stack train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Fenner Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California.
Westward Bound - With the Ship Mountains for the back drop, a westbound stack train crests the Cadiz grade out of the Essex Valley and starts the decent into Amboy California.