A westbound stack train rolls by Hodge.
The southbound DAYGO charges through the small town of Hodge.
The cows seem unimpressed as UP 1983 is part of this westbound train. I was caught by surprise myself, a nice surprise.
On a very fast (75mph) downhill run from Barstow to Victorville.
These 6000HP brutes are impressive. And they make me think: while the standard, mundane European - electric - locomotive has a power in the range 5500 to 8000 HP, I wonder why the US have stopped ... (more)
Ennemies meet face to face in the desert
Evening light on the desert
Matched colors in the desert
Rear end DPU and a wrecked car
The dying warbonnet car and the mighty BNSF Heritage locomotives. For other pictures of the same scene, see pictures 234735more)
This is the other side of the “dying highway vehicle” shown on picture 234735, this time with a westbound UP manifest.
It was one of those magnificent evenings when everything is going great. The light was superb, there were many trains running on the line, and I found this wrecked car by chance. I spent a couple ... (more)