BNSF C44-9W 4363 & 4438 with BNSF ES44DC 7764 & C44-9W 4696.
An eastbound BNSF manifest slows to a stop short of the Route 66 crossing at Ludlow. The rear of a westbound stack train rounds the curve in the distance.
A brace of three General Electric locomotives, representing three different models, lead an intermodal westbound stretched through the town of Ludlow on BNSF's Needles Subdivision.
Just a few moments after a calamitous camera drop (which was caused by the excitement of chasing an 'ACe leader' and resulted in a broken lens) a high priority intermodal with an interesting power... (more)
What can only be described as a 'pretty big train' heads east past the desert outpost of Ludlow, with four units on the head-end and two bringing up the rear of roughly two miles of double-stacks.... (more)
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)