Sunset at Hector revealed a typical desert glint as BNSF 4031 leads an eastbound train in the glorious afternoon lighting.
Power for the Cadiz Turn Running Lite at Hector - Power for the Cadiz turn rolls out of Barstow on the way to Cadiz to switch cars from the Arizona and California on the Needles Subdivision... (more)
At dusk, ATSF 5191 East meets a westbound at Hector on the Needles District.
Waiting 3rd out in a pack of stopped eastbounds, BNSF 8777 has the duty's this day as the rear DPU on this S-LBALPC stack train at Hector.
The Cadiz Local streaks through the Mojave Desert.
Charging across the Mojave Desert in the early morning sun, the DPU of an eastbound grain train is silhouetted against the mountains at Hector.
With the sun setting behind the desert hills, a heavy eastbound manifest charges along the Needles subdivision with BNSF and NS power keeping the string of boxcars, hoppers, and tank cars roll eas... (more)
This westbound z-train runs hard, elephant style, out of Pisgah into Hector. The steep grade is clearly seen in this photo.
Westbound through Hector.
Perhaps a bit worn looking but still wearing her original colors proudly, ATSF 901 along with a brand new GEVO are sprinting west near Hector on the Needles Sub during the fading evening light on ... (more)
After being held at Hector along with several other trains, 686 West rolls off the hill toward Barstow not long before sunset with the Cady Mountains in the distance.