On March 3, 2021 an eastbound manifest train derailed near Ludlow, putting 44 cars on the ground. It took a few days to get rail traffic restored but almost 2 months later there are the remains of... (more)
Early morning at Ludlow finds an eastbound manifest passing through the small desert outpost.
A westbound manifest snakes its way up hill out of Ludlow with a foreign visitor in tow on a windy Saturday afternoon.
An eastbound Santa Fe freight rolls into Ludlow, California, while crossing the Mojave Desert between Barstow and Needles on March 8, 1995.
Four-of-a-kind—and they aren’t Dash 9s A matching quartet of Super Fleet GE C40-8W Nos. 909, 833, 802 and 878, power a Santa Fe stack train through the Mojave Desert east of Ludlow, Cal... (more)
Having clawed at the grade for much of its journey since leaving Needles, reaching a top speed of 15 mph and an average of more like 10 mph, the BNSF 7431's crew buckles up as the heavy Galesburg,... (more)
BNSF 7215 sits on the head end of a stopped eastbound BNSF intermodal as it awaits a favorable signal in Ludlow, California on a November morning.
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.