After patiently waiting to meet the HRICBAR just south of town, BNSF 6344 charges into Shafter with a Q train on the drawbar. In the foreground, the 101-year-old Santa Fe depot still stands wearin... (more)
With temperatures spiking over 100 degrees this afternoon across the Central Valley's floor, the northbound Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit Circus train hustles through the small town ... (more)
Norfolk Southern Heritage Unit, leading, in California?! A very rare almost once in a lifetime catch is seen as NS 8103, the Norfolk and Western Heritage Unit, leads a Baretable out of Shafter aft... (more)
BNSF 119 still in Warbonnet colors is found north of Bakersfield on a local tied down on a quite Sunday morning.
After meeting a westbound rack train at Elmo, BNSF 6518 races through Shafter as it heads for a crew change at Bakersfield.
What a perfect place to park a train! BNSF 2947 and it's train are tied down east of Shafter on the Lone Star industrial lead that runs through this beautiful Almond orchard.
13.9 miles north of Bakersfield, California, the BNSF Railway's Lone Star Branch splits off the Bakersfield Subdivision's mainline and heads west through the almond groves. On March 11, 2011, trai... (more)