At dusk, an eastbound stack train rolls off the eastern slope of Ash Hill with the area's black lava hills all around.
"Three For One." The BNSF transcontinental mainline is in typical full swing on a beautiful autumn evening in the Mojave Desert. An eastbound drag freight is descending the Ash Hill ... (more)
After endless consists of GE dash 9s, a jackpot! We could hear this guy coming for 15 minutes working his way up from Amboy. He'll eventually make the summit at Ash Hill.
Note faded "Santa Fe" on the trestle. Pushers pushing on this eastbound double stack.
Sunrise at the campsite brings us this vista
Westward, climbing the east slope of Ash Hill, passing ruins of days past.
Last Light of the day....
Is this desert railroading or what? A very early morning sun.
Interesting elevation changes through this awesome area, there is literally nothing but the railroad and Route 66 out here, that is awesome!
I wake up, right out of my tent and what do you know, a BNSF intermodal is already on its way. Too bad the UP wasnt like that. Great early morning light and a fastly dropping moon.
A desert silhouette of a westbound doublestack train on Ash Hill
Four Warbonnets head a westbound Stack Train near Siberia