Westbound double stacks contend with the stiff 1.4% continuous grade on the climb out of Needles, CA and the Colorado River Valley at Java on BNSF's Needles Subdivision. The arduous & continuous p... (more)
On a fine afternoon in the Mojave Desert BNSF's Q NYCLAC experienced a mechanical issue which would require helpers to be called out of Needles. A few hot Z trains were run around ... (more)
Illuminated by the late afternoon sun BNSF's Cadiz Turn slips down grade off Ash Hill on its eastbound trip to Cadiz, CA, there the local will interchange with the Arizona & California Railroad. O... (more)
With the sun hanging low in the sky the Mojave Desert is aglow as a pair of westbound BNSF trains climb Ash Hill, both now have the summit of their endeavor within sight.
Santa Fe Steam returns to the Needles District. 3751 rumbles along BNSF's Needles Subdivision west of Ludlow, CA as she makes her way back home to Los Angeles. 3751 has just spent a few days at th... (more)
Brand new ES44C4 BNSF 7004 works up the eastern slope of Ash Hill on the point of the westbound Q CHILAC6-17K. Another freshly delievered C4, BNSF 6983 is 4th back. Klondike is located on main 1 o... (more)