Two GE motors work hard up the grade of Goffs Hill as they snake through Java with a heavy Chicago to Los Angeles Q train.
New BNSF 8087 leads this westbound between Java and Klinefelter on the hard pull out of Needles.
Java sunrise A westbound Santa Fe intermodal climbs Goffs Hill at Java, California, at dawn on March 5, 1996. Superfleet GE Dash 9-44CW No. 602 is on the point of this train that left t... (more)
Late in the day, a westbound stack trains works its way along a wash and through several cuts between Java and Klinefelter as it climbs the 1.4% grade up Goffs Hill. The sun will soon set leaving... (more)
At dusk, a westbound Santa Fe stack train roars upgrade through a sweeping curve at Java. The dispatcher has the CTC signal on the South Track lit up for an eastbound that is close.
The early morning sun catches a westbound BNSF train working up the grade out of Needles.
With one of the many tall mountain ranges that dot the Needles Sub looming in the distance, a long Santa Fe eastbound drops down through Java as it approaches the end of its journey at Needles.
With BNSF 674 and 4505.
BNSF 4929 leads a westbound Z-train on #2 main at Java
Dropping downgrade to Needles
An all-elephant style lashup leads an eastbound stack train downgrade towards Needles, CA. Canon EOS 10D, 350@f11, 300mm
It's all warbonnets on this underpowered westbound stack train near Java, CA. Fuji Super HG 100, Minolta X7A, Rokkor 35-70mm f3.5.
BNSF eastbound Ice Cold Express Roadrailer at Java, CA, on BNSF's Needles Sub.