A Belen bound manifest with three GEVOs leading two SD40-2s, a Dash 8-40BW and a rebuilt green GP35 in the consists snakes around the Needle sub curves to the west of Ludlow literally seconds afte... (more)
Brand new ET44C4 3911 leads the Q-ATGLAC6-11 as it rushes toward the National Trails Highway (formerly US-66) grade crossing just east on Ludlow, California. It is 112 degrees in the Mojave Desee... (more)
A Southern freight has picked up its train on the Ohio side from Cincinnati and now is crossing over the Ohio River into Ludlow Ky. At one time you could walk across this bridge on foot but not n... (more)
On a clear morning in the Mojave Desert a stack-train snakes its way around the superb little viewpoint of Sand Hill, just west of Ludlow. If a train manages to sneak up on you here you've almost ... (more)
Amongst creosote bushes that are positively glowing from the monsoon season rains, a steel serpent slithers through the silica-strewn scenery, just west of Ludlow.
A westbound stack train has an interesting array of motive power, including two warbonnet FP45s. Even one of the pioneering turbocharged GP20s is in the middle, still earning its keep for John San... (more)
The famous western S curve at Ludlow CA. 82 degrees and 14% humidity. Nice weather for this boy from the northeast. In 30 minutes I saw 6 trains. Thank you Mr. Buffet!
BNSF 6991 leads a long intermodal train through Ludlow at sunset.
Rolling fast across the vast stretch of the Mojave, an eastbound double stack appears on the double tracked "transcon." (View 2)
Rolling fast across the vast stretch of the Mojave, an eastbound double stack appears on the double tracked "transcon." (View 1)
BNSF 7165 leads a westbound auto train toward Barstow at sunset along the Needles subdivision.
BNSF 7165 leads a westbound auto train through Ludlow at sunset.
BNSF 6991 leads a westbound container train out of Ludlow. The auto train ahead of it overtook the container train between Ash Hill and Ludlow.
BNSF 5184 brings up the rear of a long container train that is heading toward Barstow after passing through Ludlow. The lead units are visible in the distance as the train works through the switc... (more)