BNSF 5773 is making the climb out of Ludlow as it is about to cross National Trails Highway (Historic Route 66).
BNSF intermodal and manifest freights meet on the eastern side of Ash Hill in a scene that would be repeated several times on this hectic afternoon.
A lower priority Z train heads into Ludlow as the sun does its best to break through the low hanging clouds.
With a storm brewing to the west, BNSF's day early H BARTUL heads into Ludlow.
With a big block of UPS containers up front, BNSF ES44C4 8262 heads into Ludlow on the point of the hot Z LACWSP9 10.
BNSF SD70ACe 8991 glides into Ludlow with a long stack train.
BNSF C44-9W 4304 leads an eastbound stack train into Ludlow under some threatening skies.
BNSF ES44C4 8151 leads an eastbound manifest into Ludlow.
BNSF ES44C4 6773 leads the Z WSPNBY9 08 through the curves just west of Ludlow.
An LA-Memphis Z train heads into Ludlow amidst a downpour while the sun does its best to poke through.
With a very welcome EMD product on the point, a colourful Long Beach-Chicago Logistic Park stack train heads through the curves west of Ludlow.
BNSF ES44C4 8269 leads an eastbound stack train towards Ludlow on the Needles Sub through a series of impressive curves.
BNSF ES44AC 5734 leads an eastbound stack train into Ludlow as the sun tries to peek through.
The lead unit BNSF 4217 dodges shadows the an s-curve at Ludlow AZ just minutes before sundown.
A westbound BNSF domestic intermodal train has dropped down off Ash Hill and is negotiating the S curve at Ludlow.