BNSF 8127 West, Z-ALTSBD9-27L approaching Homer near the top of the long westbound climb between Needles and Goffs, CA.
A westbound Belen, NM to Barstow, CA manifest train slowly grinds up the grade of Goffs Hill at Homer.
An eastbound train carrying a mixture of double stacks, trailers, and autos dims its lights for an oncoming westbound train near Homer as the sun provides another spectacular sunset along the Need... (more)
Westbound BNSF double stack train at Homer, California in the Mojave Desert, with 4 GE's running elephant style. September 24, 2011.
BNSF ES44DC 7455 leads a Belen, NM - Barstow, CA manifest up the grueling grade between Needles and Goffs on the Needles Sub.
BNSF 7455, BNSF 7196, UP 7842, BNSF 7993, BNSF 2844 lug 94 cars up the grade from Needles. Shoving on the rear of this heavy Belen, NM to Barstow, CA freight is BNSF 7831!
A heavy 68 car military move from Fort Wood, TX heads up the grade behind four motors.
BNSF 4227 leads the ZALTSBD up Goffs hill at Homer with 8 brand new GE's.
BNSF 8320-First westbound trip after delivery.
The first 3 ES44C4 8300 series units on BNSF lead the SALTSCO at Homer on the Needles Sub.
A Chicago, IL to San Bernardino, CA intermodal charges hard towards Goffs as it battles the up and down grades of the eastern Mojave Desert on a 100 plus degree spring day.
CP 9557 pulls the hot Willow Springs, IL to North Bay, CA high priority intermodel train west along the Needles Subdivision as it rounds a curve at Homer.
CREX 1339 leads a 2 car BNSF Geometry Inspection train along the Needles Sub near Homer.
The California sun starts to set at CP Homer along the Needles Subdivision as the BNSF 7860 leads it westbound auto train hot on the heals of a westbound land barge.
A hot Willow Springs bound Z train charges across the eastern Mojave Desert as the BNSF 4184 charges down the tracks at 70MPH.