As a storm front approaches from the west, a small pocket of sunshine illuminates an upgrade westbound stack train near Arrowhead Junction on BNSF's exceptionally active Needles Subdivision.
BNSF 4335 leads a southbound manifest through the tight arc at Caliente as the assault upon Tehachapi Pass begins.
The DPU's of a westbound manifest bask in the morning sun, west of the community of Vaughn. It's neat to compare the two generations of paint schemes in this consist, with a rather clean Warbonnet... (more)
A short Z train rolls west at Gateley, and will soon set out it's cars at the UPS facility at North Bay, just a mile or so down the tracks.
Eastbound BNSF manifest led by three C44-9Ws works its way upgrade through Kingman Canyon on a beautiful spring afternoon.
A Tacoma bound grainer is at the top of Napavine hill as the rest of its train is stretched down the .9% south slope.
BNSF 4335 leads and eastbound TOFC towards Sandpoint.