Leaning into a curve and seemingly right on top of us, clean and shiny GP60M No. 142 leads a Santa Fe 199 train at Bixler, CA ,about a mile west of Orwood in the San Joaquin Delta.
C40-8W No. 838 leads a westbound manifest into the curve at Bixler, CA. To the left is a new right of way being constructed for a second main track between here and Oakley.
Recently repainted into the red & silver "Super Fleet" scheme, FP45 no. 103 accelerates through the curve at Bixler after crossing the New River at Orwood.
A hot 199 train slows for the curve at Bixler before cranking its speed back up toward 70 mph on its run to Richmond.
"Kodachrome" SF30C 9524 leads a hot 199 train through the sweeping curve at Bixler as it comes off the causeway from Orwood.
Santa Fe FP45 103 leads a super-hot 199 train through a curve at Bixler.