Two BNSF trains meet at track speed at Lavic in California’s Mojave Desert on March 15, 2005.
The hot Willow Springs, IL to North Bay, CA Z-train ( Z WSPNBY9 01L), races down Goffs Hill near Essex as the head end of the Z LACNYC9 can be seen chugging along in the top left of the frame.
A eastbound empty BNSF grain train heads east along the Needles Sub with a CSX Tier4 second out.
BNSF Tier4 3910 leads a westbound manifest down off Ash Hill on the Needles Sub.
UP 8114 leads a westbound detour along BNSF's Needles Subdivision at Essex. An eastbound can be seen in the distance as it nears Fenner.
GECX 2038 brings up the rear of this eastbound BNSF stack train as it races across the Mojave Desert at Essex.
BNSF 4237 races through Daggett with the ZWSPSBD in tow. The rear unit of the "4 pack" will be set out at Barstow.
4 new C4's lead the WSPSBD down off Ash Hill as it heads west of the Needles Sub.
Due to track work on UP's busy Sunset Route, BNSF is allowing them to detour several Long Beach to Dallas stack trains (both east and westbound) along a portion of the Transcon. These trains get o... (more)
BNSF 4237 leads 3 other brand new units on their first run west after being delivered.
A 13,626 ton westbound coal drag slowly works up out of the Colorado River Valley as it crosses the Hwy 95 crossing at Arrowhead Jct. It will be another half hour till the train reaches the top of... (more)
BNSF 4227 leads the ZALTSBD up Goffs hill at Homer with 8 brand new GE's.
8 brand new 4200 series tier3 credit ES44C4's lead the hot ZALTSBD up grade towards Goffs.
BNSF 8358 leads a Los Angeles to Memphis Z train near the CA/AZ border at Topock.
Dropping down the long grade from Goffs to Needles, BNSF 3904 leads a long eastbound in the early morning.