In the early morning light, eastbound C44-9W No. 4586 leads a container train across the western edge of the BNSF Seligman Subdivision just east of Needles, California. In a few short moments, thi... (more)
Coasting downgrade past the stark outline of the Dead Mountains, three CSX leading units and a CSX/Union Pacific DPU pairing do their best to disguise the fact that this eastbound stack train is o... (more)
Westbound stacks on the eastern edge of California approach the Route 95 crossing on the lengthy climb up to Goffs.
With the imposing Dead Mountains behind, a lengthy train of double-stacks battles its way upgrade between Ibis and Arrowhead Junction on a warm afternoon out on the Needles subdivision.
After waiting for several intermodals to clear, a train of DIFCO side tipplers loaded with large boulders heads out of the siding and over the hill at Goffs. The train continued a few miles east t... (more)
Arriving at Arrowhead Junction on BNSF's southern transcon we didn't have long to wait before the action started. The first two trains were eastbound and westbound intermodals which conspired to m... (more)
Rounding the curve in Needles, CA, BNSF 4844 observes a 30 mph speed as it heads down the tracks.
Pacing along Historic US RT 66, BNSF 7130 makes it's way West through the deserted Needles, CA.
BNSF 4174 westbound crosses the Topock bridge over the Colorado River near Needles, CA.
A eastbound BNSF Q train passes underneath the last remaining ex-ATSF Cantilever signal bridge on the BNSF transcon in the southwest at West Needles,CA on 2/26/12.