As the sun is moments away from setting, an eastbound stack train glides across the northern Arizona desert at normal track speed after a day full of heat restrictions.
While BNSF's 2015 California Division Christmas Train lays over between its two runs (both from San Bernardino to Summit, 25 miles away atop Cajon Pass), the crew and volunteers eat lunch - except... (more)
Rare mileage! Month-old ET44C4 3908 treads carefully through the BNSF Railway's Barstow Engine Facility on December 13th, 2015. At the first switch, the train will turn right and reverse ... (more)
The 2015 BNSF Christmas train with new Tier 4 compliant engines on each end. BNSF No. 3908, leads the train eastbound into Summit, where the train will then return westbound back to San Bernardino... (more)
The 2015 BNSF Christmas train with new Tier 4 compliant engines on each end. BNSF No. 3908, leads the train eastbound up the west side of Cajon Pass and into Sullivans Curve, sparkling in the morn... (more)
Brand new BNSF 3908 leads the 2015 Christmas Train up Cajon Pass as it enters Sullivan's Curve.
Passing through the cut near Summit in Cajon Pass, the BNSF's annual Southern California Christmas train will soon come to a stop in order for the crew to swap ends and head back down the pass for... (more)
The BNSF Railway's Southern California Christmas train charges east up Cajon Pass on a cold December morning near Blue Cut, this year featuring new ET44C4 engines on both ends of the consist.