Out in the desolation that is the Mojave Desert, Santa Fe SD40-2 5094 grinds upgrade slowly at the lower end of the huge reverse curve on the westbound main at Siberia, CA. It's still a long haul ... (more)
ATSF 3751 steams eastbound toward the Grand Canyon across BNSF's Transcon. What diesel protect power?
Seventeen years after the creation of the BNSF Railway, the heritage of its Needles Subdivision can be detected on the bridge at Siberia, California, as train Q-STOCHI6-05A heads east from Stockto... (more)
ATSF 3751 with the Grand Canyon Limited begins the climb up Ash Hill on the final day back to Los Angeles.
A westbound Santa Fe pig train crosses a desert wash as it climbs Ash Hill near Siberia.
ATSF 3751 speeds upgrade near Siberia on BNSF's Transcon heading home to Los Angeles to conclude the Grand Canyon Limited.
As an eastbound manifest rounds the curve at left, a hot intermodal symbol races towards it.
At dusk, a BNSF Z train attacks the eastern slope of Ash Hill as Amboy Crater looms in the distance.
A BNSF westbound intermodal train climbs Ash Hill between Siberia and Klondike in the Mojave Desert. Someone with a sense of humor picked these names as the railroad built across the scorching des... (more)
After a morning of slow speeds on the Arizona & California, ex-Santa Fe 3751 finally gets to show her power as she blasts up Ash Hill on BNSF rails near Siberia, Cal., on the last day of a week-lo... (more)
Due to heat issues with her diesel 'assistants,' 3751 is really working and, for one of the few times on her entire week-long trip across the southwestern United States, putting out a nice plume a... (more)
ATSF 3751 works up Ash Hill as the double track main splits at Siberia and heads towards Klondike.
A new 6800 series ES44C4 is on the point of a Kansas City, KS to San Bernardino, CA hot intermodal train as it moves at snail speed over the hills of the Mojave Desert.
10,000 tons of train struggles up the grade of Ash Hill at Siberia as the BNSF 4809 roars with life as it takes this Barstow bound manifest through the eastern Mojave Desert.
Brand new C4 6943 leads a eastbound through Siberia on the Needles Sub.