A nice looking BNSF Tier 3 credit unit and a CREX leaser bring up the rear of the MODBAR, slowing for a meet up ahead at Caliente.
BNSF C44-9W 4188 leads a heavy, loaded crude oil train north on track 2 at Caliente passing a stopped southbound.
Stack train roars south into Kelso with an EMD on point and 3 GE's trailing elephant style.
BNSF ES44C4 4231 and CREX ES44AC 1209 nudge a heavy H MODBAR over Tehachapi Pass, climbing up the main track at Cliff.
BNSF ES44C4 7157 has just began its stiff climb over Tehachapi Pass with a Modesto-Barstow manifest. The train is seen between Caliente and Bealville observing trackage rights over UP's Mojave Sub... (more)
A trio of motor's pull containers and trailers out of tunnel 5.
A Stockton to Barstow freight gets a run at the hill with 106 cars to pull up as the wheels bind to the rail in a horseshoe curve out of Caleinte.
BNSF's Stockton-Barstow manifest begins the climb out of Caliente, observing trackage rights over UP's Mojave Sub. The train can be seen in the background winding around a sharp horseshoe curve.
The Willow Springs to North Bay zipper heads down the hill between Cliff and Bealville.
A heavy 106 car oiler eases down the hill and passes through Caleinte beside a stopped "H MODBAR1 17". This oiler has BNSF 4188, 3799, CREX 1323, 1 hopper, 52 tankers, BNSF 4498, 4190, 5... (more)
A heavier train loaded with forest products climbs the hill like it is nobodies business. BNSF 3944, UP 6520, BNSF 756 & 5002 provide the power with 106 cars behind.
The tailend DP's of the MODBAR shove the 87 car freight to a stop at Caliente
BNSF 7217, KCS 4036, BNSF 5065 lift a short 95 platform hotshot through a work zone through the former switch at Marcel.
BNSF 7455, BNSF 7196, UP 7842, BNSF 7993, BNSF 2844 lug 94 cars up the grade from Needles. Shoving on the rear of this heavy Belen, NM to Barstow, CA freight is BNSF 7831!
A westbound BNSF mixed manifest rolls through Byers Canyon in the high country of the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains.