Three 4,400 horsepower locomotives slowly grind away up the 1.4% grade of Goffs Hill near Arrowhead Junction. At 7,600' in length, the rear of the train can be seen as it rounds the curve that cre... (more)
The golden hour light illuminates the cab of the BNSF 8160 as this long pool, hot shot train charges up the grade through Arrowhead Jct. Once the blind sun dips below the horizon, this crew will c... (more)
A hot shot intermodal train races down Goffs Hill, through Arrowhead Jct, as it prepares to overtake a stack train at Ibis before reaching the crew's final destination of Needles, Calif.
As the last glow of sun rises over the western horizon, one of BNSF's Willow Springs, IL to Los Angeles, CA UPS trains begins it all night journey to across the Mojave Desert and into the Los Ange... (more)
BNSF 9089 leads a westbound intermodal through Ibis, CA on the BNSF Needles Sub.
A westbound Santa Fe train pulls the grade out of Needles in ATSF's last summer.
Late evening at Ibis with brand new 3786 west in screaming low light!
A pair of Norfolk Southern units lead a westbound rack train across the Mojave Desert near Arrowhead Junction, westbound on Santa Fe's Needles Subdivision to Barstow.
Every once in awhile, you'll have some good luck... Numerous times on this trip to NAU's orientation, my father and I stopped to photograph trains. Waiting up to two hours to catch one trai... (more)
Three General Electric motors struggle up Goff Hill as they pull over a mile of intermodel containers through Arrowhead Jct near Ibis.
On a clear January afternoon, two pristine new ES44C4's lead a westbound stack train up Goffs Hill. Most of the trip across the Mojave Desert still lies ahead.
A Logistic Park Chicago, IL to Long Beach Pier T, CA struggles up the hill towards Goff as it rolls through Arrowhead Jct.
BNSF 7693 leads a long container train up the switchbacks climbing out of Ibis as the train approaches the grade crossing at Arrowhead Junction. The DPUs at the end of this long train can be seen... (more)
The DPU's on the end of a westbound keep shoving on the way upgrade from Needles.