The "Parker Peavine Extra" pauses for a crew change at Needles. The train was a unique three day circle trip from Los Angeles on ATSF. Day one was Los Angeles to Flagstaff. On the second... (more)
Westbound BNSF train eases away from a stop in Needles.
In the early '90s, one of the most exciting aspects of US railroading was the Santa Fe's Super Fleet units painted in the famed warbonnet colors. Freshly-minted GE 833 idles across the tracks from... (more)
BNSF 7433 is climbing the hill west of Needles. This westbound train will shortly cross highway 95 to Vegas. This long train with two DPU units on the rear will work it's way uphill to Goffs.
Far from the grades of Sand Patch, a tourist from the east departs Needles with a westbound devoid of any home road power.
With a fresh crew onboard, BNSF 7736 departs Needles with a westbound stack train to begin the run across the Mojave Desert to Barstow.
ATSF 4-8-4 3751 lays over in Needles, CA on August 30, 1992 on its trip from Los Angeles to Chicago. Lighting assist by Terry Wegmann.