A meet between intermodals at Bena in late, sun-setting light, as a spring rainfall is seen in the distance over the San Joaquin Valley.
While a southbound BNSF intermodal holds at Bena off in the distance, a UP northbound intermodal races toward a diverging clear signal and the San Joaquin Valley, catching the late afternoon light... (more)
BNSF Stack train makes good time between Ilmon and Bena after rolling out of the Tehachapi mountains.
Kind of an old meets new type of roll-by. The conductor of BNSF 1064 waits and watches as UP 8148 charges north.
BNSF 4018 leads a hotshot Z train passed Bena as it begins to descend into Bakersfield, CA.
SP 5311 meets another SP train with UP power in 1977
BNSF 5271 leads a manifest train through Bena under a late afternoon sun.
BNSF 6628 leads a high priority "Z" train out of Bena on a warm, spring afternoon.
A Barber 125 Ton truck supports the articulation of a double stack well car.
Signal problems have brought BNSF 5293 to a crawl as the train flags through Bena late in the afternoon. The crew's eyes are intently focused on the track ahead.
An automobile train rolls towards Ilmon as sunlight glints of its flanks.
BNSF's "earthworm" rolls by Bena.
Two "Z" trains meet at Bena.
A southbound baretable train is stopped at Bena waiting for the northbound UP officer special. The dove on the fence post has turned its back on one of the BNSF engines that still wears the Santa ... (more)