The head end power and the rear DPU's of this LA bound stack train can be seen as it rounds a big curve near Arrowhead Junction, CA on the Needles Subdivision.
Having just swapped crews at Needles, the BNSF 6902 bound for LA wastes no time getting out of town as it speeds across the Needles Subdivision.
High speed meets are common n the BNSF main, but takes some luck to be at the perfect spot to capture a meet. Here, we see 2 trains passing on the massive Topock bridge spanning the Colorado Rive... (more)
Second locomotive is BNSF 4362, third locomotive BNSF 836, fourth locomotive is BNSF 852 and fifth locomotive is BNSF 7141
A westbound intermodal train near Needles, CA.
BNSF 5399, 7479, & 7046 lead a westbound intermodal train across the Colorado river while two other foamers get their shot.
BNSF 8047 leads an eastbound stack train between Needles California & Topock Arizona.
NEEDLES CA Sept 8 1983 -- Santa Fe GP40X 3802 and GP50 3836 are ready for work. The EMD GP40Xs were the testbed for the manufacture of the GP50 line.
A three pack of new GE ET44C4's arrives at Needles leading a SALTSCO. The train would be tied down here for the remainder of the afternoon awaiting a rested crew for the trip west to barstow.
BNSF 6735 is the DPU on an eastbound stack train headed for a crew change at Needles.
BNSF 5203 & 6861 bring up the rear of a westbound stack train headed for a crew change at Needles.
Westbound bare tables led by two Dash nines
One quickly realizes they're old and out of shape when climbing to the hilltops in Moabi Regional Park but in the end it was worth it. BNSF 7640 leads a westbound manifest towards Needles and a c... (more)
Two ES44C4s bracket a Dash 9 on westbound stacks in the late afternoon light at Klinefelter.
Eastbound stacks meet westbound stacks.