There was nothing going on all the day because of track works. Then, in the late afternoon trains started rolling again. To increase the throughput, two trains were coupled together. A TOFC train ... (more)
There was nothing going on all the day because of track works. Then, in the late afternoon trains started rolling again. A westbound BNSF stack train approaches the level crossing of US Highway 95... (more)
A fresh SD75M 205 leads a trio of red and silver warbonnet GE's. The Santa Fe was a sight to behold.
Illuminated by the last rays of sunlight for the hot August day, BNSF 3872 battles the 1.4% grade and the big curve at Ibis, CA on the Needles sub on Aug 10, 2019.
BNSF ES44C4 6842 leads a hot Z train up the hill at Ibis.
Alliance, TX - San Bernardino, CA "Z" train heads up the hill at Ibis
ATSF 803 leads a swift intermodal west through the Mojave Desert in May of 1995.
Into the sundown comes the 4326 West climbing the steep grade out of the Colorado River valley between Needles and Goffs. The classic Santa Fe signals that populated the Coast Lines since the 1920... (more)
Back in the late eighties, early nineties. Santa Fe was really sold on the concept of B truck locomotives. The idea was with light hot shot trains, could really get up and fly. That I can't not ar... (more)
A trio of NS units lead this westbound QNYCLAC at Ibis on the Needles Sub.
A hot Z9 train has no problem tackling the grade of Goffs Hill with its 5.3 horsepower per ton ratio as it has to notch off the throttle for the 30 MPH curve between Ibis and Arrowhead Jct on main... (more)
BNSF 3972 leads a short westbound ZALTSTO at Ibis in the late afternoon.
A long westbound manifest grinds up grade between Ibis and the US 95 crossing at Arrowhead Jct.
BNSF 3733 west works through the crossovers at Ibis on a very windy afternoon along the eastern part of the Needles Sub.
A Roger Puta Photograph