New Cemex unit along the Mojave Northern.
Maneuvers with cars
Reaching the end of its first run.
After years of operating in the solid blue of former owner Florida East Coast, GP9 651 finally has a completely new, owner-identifying paint scheme. The new owner of the facility, has given the o... (more)
The Mojave Northern mine train trundles across the wide expanse of the Mojave on its way to the Cemex cement plant along Route 66.
Days after hitting a Roto Rotor tank truck, the Mojave Northern mine train is back to running on normal schedule with its usual power, an ex UP, nee CNW SD60.
Leaving the mine on the way to Victorville
Cemex's EMD SD60 hauls empties upgrade as it heads eastbound towards the Black Mountain Quarry.
A loaded train departs the clinker at Black Rock Quarry as it begins its surprisingly fast run to the Cemex River Plant near downtown Victorville.
CEMEX 416 leads the loaded train from Bell Mountain back to the plant at Victorville. Interesting that this unit has been able to retain its original UP number boards.
CEMEX 416 leads the loaded train from Bell Mountain back to the plant at Victorville.
A former FEC motor sits quietly on a Sunday afternoon as the sun shines between rain showers. As apparent by the faded paint, 651 has seen a lot of sun!
Former FEC Geep retains its FEC AAR reporting mark with former Rinker lettering bleeding thru. This is adjacent to FEC Bowden Yard.
Loading at the cement quarry and getting ready to run to the plant in Victorville. #415 is a former SP SD40T2. wreck damaged and rebuilt with the normal T2 long hood.