A Roger Puta Photograph
The modern looking Santa Fe Barstow yard tower had been in service for about four years when this photo was taken.
An early morning eastbound UP stack train, with in the lead 8 units at Lenwood near Barstow, CA.
SCL 1776 - The One That Begat Them AllThere were two different U36Bs on the Seaboard Coast Line that carried the number "1776." The SCL's U36Bs were being delivered, and 1776:1 was... (more)
BNSF 5053 leads a southbound engine repositioning move through the Mojave Desert to Barstow Ca.
A BNSF intermodal races west on a beautiful high desert day.
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 variety pack on this one, with 4 different locomotive types.
Santa Fe 1562 and 1575 work the East end of Barstow yard with their slugs
After building their train in the Barstow yard, the Cadiz local highballs town as the crew begins their trip east in the cab of their cool, air conditioned B40-8W. Meanwhile, outside, the temperat... (more)
UP SD70M 4477, C44-9W 9783, SD70M 5109 and SD70M 4767 eastbound near Barstow, CA.
Eastbound autoracks meet BNSF 8512 at East Barstow.
BARSTOW CA Sept 5 1983 -- Santa FE SSB 1200 No. 1229 is tied down with its stacks capped.