Beyond the Dawn Line - BNSF#4406 approaches Ludlow California as the dawn line approaches the culvert over the wash in foreground. On the horizon lies Lavic in the distance and a westbo... (more)
Dawn at the Wash in Ludlow - An eastbound double stack threads the s-turns at Lavic and approaches Ludlow California as the sun comes up over the Mojave. The direction of the head end... (more)
Three Elephants at Ludlow - A Westbound stack train with three GE's running elephant style (a sign they are captives of the Barstow power pool) pulls out of Ludlow California and star... (more)
On Top of the World - An Eastbound stack train rounds the turn and heads into Ludlow.
Spring in the Mojave - This is what Spring looks like in the dry reaches of the Mojave Desert, as a westbound stack train climbs out of Ludlow up the grade to Pisgah.
A Mixed Bag of Power on the Needles Sub. - Coming from the Los Angeles basin (aka the land of GEVO's), I am always enamorate of the Needles Subdivision due to the variety of motive power... (more)
War Train - An eastbound DOD train with Army gear heads out of Ludlow California on a sunny April morning.
At Lavic - An eastbound stack train rolls toward Ludlow, while a westbound one climbs the hill in the distance near West Pisgah.
Ash Hill Grade - An eastbound stack train attacks the grade leading out of Ludlow and up to Ash Hill with Interstate 40 in the background on a warm spring evening.
Welcome to Ludlow When one fans the Needles Subdivision, they always seem to end up in Ludlow. So like the obligatory shot of the Roy's sign in Amboy, here is the quintessential Ludow ... (more)