Route 66 may be closed, but it's business as usual for BNSF!
Out in the high desert, BNSF 4115 West meets the BNSF 3578 East as smoke from an executive-painted SD70MAC rises into the hot air.
BNSF 5096 + 8779 cruise through the desert with a loaded vehicle train
A very late Amtrak #3 lead by BNSF 6710 races along the Needles Sub between Fenner and Essex.
The rays of the rising sun have just reached the BNSF's rails in the Mojave Desert as an eastbound stack train clears Fenner and will soon be cresting the summit at Goffs.
Three BNSF motors pull a heavy SLABAR manifest across the Mojave Desert after meeting an eastbound stack train.
At sunset, an eastbound BNSF stack train grinds up Goffs hill and ducks under tractor trailer traffic on Interstate 40 at Fenner, CA.
Eastbound stacks pass through the crossovers at Fenner on the Needles Sub as 2 DPU's shove hard on the rear.
BNSF freights meet at Fenner under threatening skies.
Desert heat is creating thunderheads in the distance as a Santa Fe westbound hustles across the Mojave Desert on it way from Needles to Barstow and points west.