After having been stopped awaiting a southbound UP manifest to pass, a C44-9W and three trailing EMDs creep around the tight curve above Cable X-Over, as they get the signal to proceed north.
A single DPU brings up the rear of the M-BARBAK, as it rolls downgrade through Cable X-Over.
A pair of BNSF trains meet at Bena, with the westbound roaring up the short but steep grade between Bena and Sandcut.
A southbound UP intermodal train crosses Caliente Creek just north of Ilmon.
Two DPUs shove on the rear the the M-MODSEL as they pass through the south end of Bealville, while C44-9W #5368, along with a KCS SD70ACe, and two other GEs emerge from Tunnel #5 at the north end ... (more)
A brand new ES44DC leads three other units on a vehicle train, as they work upgrade through Cable X-Over.
Three SD70Ms lead the ZBRLC around the big curve at Warren, as it decends toward Mojave.
The "Seattle" winds its way down through the Caliente Creek Canyon, as it nears the former location of Tunnel 1/2. This tunnel was eventually daylighted after major flooding in the area, and the ... (more)
With thunderstorms beginning to build over the Mojave Desert in the distance, a BNSF unit grain train nears Monolith, as it has only has a few more miles to go before reaching the summit at Tehach... (more)
The M-BARSTO rounds the horseshoe curve as it drops down through Caliente, while the U-STOSNJ, loaded with windmill assemblies, waits for it to clear on the #2 track.
BNSF 879 East rounds the sweeping curve at Sandcut and begins the descent to Bena.
A trio of EMDs leads a southbound intermodal up the course of Caliente Creek.
An eastbound intermodal train roars up the main as a manifest holds in the siding.
Running well behind its normal schedule, the "Brooklyn" climbs the 2.2% grade out of Tunnel #1, between Caliente and Bealville on UP's Mojave Sub.