Shop mechanics perform a sustained load test on SD24 No. 4511. They had the prime mover running full-out for at least a half an hour. Honestly, I don't know how they could hear each other, the sou... (more)
As a UP coal load heads for Cajon Pass, Amtrak No. 4 takes on passengers at the Barstow passenger depot.
Passing part of BNSF’s sprawling yard at Barstow, California, a Union Pacific freight heads east to home rails at Daggett on March 15, 2005. In the background is the Harvey House and depot, now ho... (more)
Santa Fe Barstow shops
After running from Cadiz, this BNSF crew slowly makes its way into Barstow yard for a new crew that will take the train over Tehachapi Pass.
Tier4 basking in the sun waiting to be serviced
BNSF Railway train Q-STOCHI6-12L (Guaranteed Service Intermodal; Stockton CA - Chicago IL) departs Barstow, in California's Mojave Desert, on June 13, 2015. The train is led by BNSF ES44C4 6772, ... (more)
Santa Fe F7A-B-B-B-A 314 eastbound Super Chief/El Capitan at Barstow, California.
A freight rolls into Barstow yard as the sun sets
A nice looking unit sitting at the old shop. I always loved the Santa Fe. BTW, that bubble gum machine must of been on top to appease politicians. It didn't do anything else.
AT&SF 827, leads #108 east bound, at Barstow, CA. 6-06-1996
CSX and NS power are head end power on this westbound VKCKRIC waiting to leave Barstow at Valley Jct.
The many paint schemes of BNSF