BNSF 718 West is leaning into the grade between Siberia and Klondike where the westward main takes a longer course than its eastward counterpart to alleviate gradient ascending Ash Hill. The 124 c... (more)
BNSF has been around for over a year, but you could never tell by this photo of an eastbound at Ash Hill in California's Mojave Desert.
Santa Fe 5960 West attacks the eastern slope of Ash Hill. In a couple of miles, the train will reach what used to be known as "Squaw Summit." That's what SP called it when they built thi... (more)
BNSF's Southern Transcon is colorful right now with lots of pool power, case in point this BARGAL dropping down off Ash Hill near Siberia.
BNSF SD70MAC 9989 brings up the rear of this eastbound stack train at Ash Hill.
East Switch at Ash Hill Siding - [Winter Solstice 2017 Series] - A National City bound auto train approaches the crest of Ash Hill from it's 24 mile and 1000+ foot climb from Amboy, out of ... (more)
BNSF's Westbound VBLUSBD lead by an NS SD70ACU rebuild and a CP GE, drop down off Ash Hill on the Needles Sub.
BNSF 4260 East leads the Q-LACCXB1-28L over the top of Ash Hill.
Santa Fe "Super Fleet" FP45 #90 leads SD45-2 B-unit 5511, SD40-2 5177 and B23-7 6406 Eastbound.
East Siding Switch at Ash Hill - An eastbound stack train crests the summit at Ash Hill on the BNSF Needles Subdivision as it starts the 20 mile and 1,200 foot decent into Amboy.
Morning at East Ash Hill [Plate 625] - An eastbound stack train with a fake bonnet in the consist crests the summit at Ash Hill on the BNSF Needles Subdivision as it starts the 20 mile and ... (more)
Flagstone Masonry from the Old Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe - The road bed and multiple bridge piers from the pre-1930's alignment of the AT&SF Needles Subdivision between Siberia and Ash H... (more)
With dynamic brakes howling, the eastbound Cadiz Local descends Ash Hill on the BNSF's Needles Subdivision with a solid set of six recently rebuilt EMD GP60M's, now classified as GP60M-3's by the ... (more)
6 rebuilt GP60M-3's lead the eastbound Cadiz Local down off Ash Hill in the late afternoon.
They'll never look this good every again.. Three brand new C4's on there first trip West.