BNSF 6252, 4196, 7016, 8097 hustle a hotshot zipper across the Needles Sub
BNSF 7421 westbound near Essex, California.
Just as the sun clears the horizon to the southeast, Santa Fe 5019 East roars through Essex, CA, with five EMDs for power. The manifest is climbing the western slope of Goffs Hill. A few minutes b... (more)
Chicago to LA train passing through Essex, Ca near Historic Route 66.
Early morning at Essex finds this eastbound military train passing through the quaint dessert outpost.
The a colorful Slaton, TX to Barstow, CA manifest train rumbles down the from Goffs through the small Route 66 town of Essex on a spring evening in the Mojave Desert.
My first trip out to the Needles end of the BNSF Needles sub features the mountains around Essex CA.
BNSF 5643 leads this eastbound stack train at the National Trails overpass at Essex.
BNSF 8189, 5500, & 7528 are about to pass under National Trails Hwy with eastbound auto racks near Essex, CA.
A trio of BNSF GEs hustle San Bernardino stacks west on the Needles Sub.
BNSF C44-9W 5096 and NS C40-9 8779 hustle loaded racks westbound on the Needles Sub.
BNSF 7951 and 3 sisters hustle a westbound Z train along the busy Needles Sub, meeting an eastbound stacker just west of Fenner.
BNSF ET44AC 3968 and C44-9W 4517 shove a stack train through the Mojave Desert.
Transcon TrafficThe Mojave Desert is a vast area with typical desert vegetation - sparse and low. However, for railfans, this provides long views that makes it hard for the trains ... (more)
A hot westbound Z races through Essex in the late afternoon from the National trails hwy overpass.