RailPictures.Net Photo: BNSF 5459 BNSF Railway GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW) at Victorville, California by Craig Walker
 
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» BNSF Railway (more..)
» GE C44-9W (Dash 9-44CW) (more..)
» Frost (more..)
» Victorville, California, USA (more..)
» October 09, 2019
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
» BNSF 5459 (more..)
» BNSF B-LPKLAC (more..)
» Craig Walker (more..)
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Threading is way around the S-curves on BNSF Railway's "natural crossover" at Frost, just south of Victorville, California, is a baretable train – usually something not very photogenic. But the empty spine cars snaking around the curves has some appeal, as does the pool power in the brief consist. Behind BNSF Dash 9-44CW 5459 is a Kansas City de México ES44AC (KCSM 4872). This train's symbol is B-LPKLAC1-05, a baretable operating from Logistics Park Kansas City KS to Los Angeles CA. Reportedly, this "natural crossover," which allows trains heading to Cajon Pass to cross over for left-hand running when they descend Cajon Pass (the grades work better with left-hand running on Cajon), may be removed soon as this area is slated for triple track. And yet another railroading icon will disappear.
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