A fine Friday afternoon in the Mojave Desert finds BNSF's Boron Local passing through it's namesake town as it heads back to Barstow.
A set of 3 GP60 rebuilds which are currently assigned to the Pasadena Local are found at the east end of Kaiser Yard in Fontana.
A trio of GP60's, two of which are recent rebuilds pull an outbound manifest from Barstow where it will be left in a siding somewhere along the Needles Sub until power is ready. Currently BNSF is ... (more)
BNSF's Corona Local heads west as it passes the crossovers at Prado Dam on it's return to La Mirada, where it's now based out of.
The Second Watson drifts towards Alcoa, where they'll be working with a stack train and the First Watson on a busy afternoon in Torrance.
The Boron Local arrives at the massive Rio Tinto (former US Borax) plant in Boron with a trio of rebuilt GP60M-3s for power. This is a far cry from the hot TOFC trains these units were built for.
The Arizona Divide was hit with a snow storm last night, larger than expected, that dropped up to a foot of snow along some areas of the railroad. After work and class, I made my way out to Riorda... (more)
BNSF GP60M-3 126 assigned to the San Jacinto Local seen here in Perris.
BNSF 133 from the recent batch of new GP60M-3's.
Fresh painted BNSF 124 at Kaiser Yard.
BNSF GP60M-3's 116 and 107 return to Porphyry as they head north on the 3M spur in Corona.
After picking up 3 day's worth of traffic at El Segundo, 741 heads south with a new GP60M-3 rebuild leading a tattered ATSF GP60M.
BNSF's newest block of rebuilt GP60M-3's have hit California. This batch have bigger number boards, also smaller lettering on the nose. Here 151 awaits assignment at Barstow.
A set of four-axle BNSF units including a recently outshopped GP60M-3 sit out New Years Day in Fontana at the former ATSF Kaiser Yard located along Metrolink's San Gabriel Subdivision.