An eastbound BNSF coal load drops down the hill from Bellevue as it rides the roller-coaster Wichita Falls Sub.
As a Santa Fe westbound departs the yard in a cloud of exhaust, a short eastbound UP intermodal symbol waits for a signal on the South Track. Valley Junction is now covered by a freeway interchang... (more)
From our vantage point atop the hill just east of the new yard we can see just how close the northern edge of the yard is to the deep sands of the Mojave Wash.
At sundown, BNSF freights meet just west of Mesita.
As an eastbound manifest rounds the curve at left, a hot intermodal symbol races towards it.
At dusk, an engineer backs a pair of P42s into the wheel truing facility.
As a westbound that's just arrived cuts off its power, a set of SDs heads for another string of cars to push over the hump.
A long LUGO line of locomotives sits silently at the yard's west end.
UP 1934 sits in a work bay in the shops.
A westbound SP manifest holds on the westbound main shy of the crossover at Emigrant Gap.
Two new SD70Ms head down the bypass at Roseville Yard with a westbound SP manifest.
Two big Conrail locomotives sandwiched between Santa Fe SD45s help lift an eastbound pig train up the approach to the Loop.
A westbound SP vehicle train with a new caboose passes a slide fence at Floriston.
Dash 9 No. 4434 shows off its brand-new paint.
SP SD45X No. 9501 has its red warning light on since its the trailing unit in a light power move.