The H SLABAR heads west under Route #66 at Essex, CA.
Eastbound freight for Barstow is on the approach to Cadiz on Main #1.
BNSF C44-9W 4392 prepares to knock down the signal at East Cadiz with a Z MEMLAC8 06 in tow.
Mixed BNSF-Train runs uphill between the hills to the Cajon Pass.
A trio of BNSF GEs lead 11 gondolas loaded with switch panels downhill towards Needles. These are almost certainly for the triple track project going on between Needles and Goffs.
Barstow-Kansas City priority manifest speeds east on the Needles Sub.
A nice set of 5 matching BNSF engines head downhill towards Needles with the Z LACWSP.
A short Z train for Stockton, CA climbs the long hill towards Goffs.
BNSF ES44C4 6698, NS AC44C6M 4354 and BNSF AC4400CW 5629 head west for LA with a Q train.
The Z MEMLAC climbs west on the Needles Sub at Klinefelter, CA.
Kansas City-Barstow mixed freight speeds west on the Needles Sub.
A baretable train (?!) for interchange to the Arizona & California Railroad at Cadiz heads west under Route 66 at Essex, CA. If anybody has any intel on this move, I'd love to hear it!
A hot Z8 whips around the super-elevated curve east of Cadiz, CA behind a trio of GEs.
A timely single stacked container platform on an eastbound train helps illuminate the nose of BNSF C44-9W 4392 leading a Memphis-LA Z train west.
BNSF 5609 leads a southbound Metrolink train out of Tunnel 27 and into the morning light at Chatsworth as the dramatic rock formations of Santa Susana Pass provide the backdrop.