A stack train glints as it snakes east through the desert at Ludlow, CA on the BNSF Needles Sub as the sun sets on a very windy and dusty day in April 2009.
BNSF 5435 is on the point of a long eastbound stack train seen here racing down the steep descending grade on the eastbound Main 1 at Siberia.
BNSF 5278 leads a long loaded grain train as it struggles up Main 1 at the Highway 95 crossing just west of the Ibis crossovers.
BNSF 5063 leads a westbound stack/pig train uphill on Main #1 at Ibis, CA. Just a few seconds after the photo an eastbound stack train rolled by on Main 2. more)
Nightfall rapidly approaches at Goffs on the Needles Sub as a priority Z train zips westbound on Main 1 by two stopped trains. In the foreground a westbound stack train holds in Goffs Siding while... (more)
The westbound return leg of the Cadiz Local blasts through Amboy after making its interchange with the A&C train at Cadiz. more)
BNSF 4728 rounds a curve as it approached WBCP Ludlow with the almost full moon rising in the background.
BNSF 4908 leads a westbound stack train through Ludlow on the BNSF Needles Sub as daylight begins to fade.
The first two locomotives for this westbound train share the same road number 6940.
The early morning sun catches a westbound BNSF train working up the grade out of Needles.
BNSF 4928 glides through the huge "S" curve at Ludlow with an eastbound manifest.
BNSF 4866 a westbound stack approaches Amboy California.