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.
The Barstow derrick and a contractor's truck crane move ice reefer NRC 19693 to a position where it can be re-trucked. The reefer was part of a multi-car derailment in the Needles Yard, July 21, 1... (more)
On its maiden run out of the paint shop, SD45-2 5703 leads eastbound Super C at Java, Calif. headed for Needles. Four SD45-2s were on the hotshot when fuel oil was obviously cheaper.
The 3 SDP40Fs are now in California, having crossed the Colorado River from Topock, Ariz. The train is essentially ex-Santa Fe Super Chief and El Capitan cars, and it was during this winter of 19... (more)
A westbound stack train catches the last of the morning glint light as it charges through a narrow cut near the Colorado River, east of Needles. The far ridge in the background is Arizona, near Ki... (more)
Coming around the curve at Klinefelter, Caifornia into the new morning sunshine.
Heading into the morning sunshine at Klinefelter, near the roadside honey vender along US 95.
The older cantilever signal bridge and targets at West Needles still remain, but for how long? Ditch lights are switched off from a meet which occurred minutes earlier.
Still sporting the old sun beaten logos of the Santa Fe, the old Colorado River bridge at Topock still carries BNSF trains across the CA/AZ state line. So welcome to sunny Southern California BNSF... (more)
The DPU's of an eastbound stack train are trailing down towards the Colorado river at Topock.
After a crew change in Needles this westbound intermodal is grinding upgrade and about to duck under I40 on their way to the west coast.
Having just gotten a new crew this colorful lashup led by a Santa Fe SD75M is just pulling through town westbound.
BNSF 7433 is climbing the hill west of Needles. This westbound train will shortly cross highway 95 to Vegas. This long train with two DPU units on the rear will work it's way uphill to Goffs.