A westbound grain train is plodding up the steep grade from Pica to Yampai summit. After surmounting the grade in another mile, it will be downhill for over a hundred miles to Needles.
Seventeen years after the creation of the BNSF Railway, the heritage of its Needles Subdivision can be detected on the bridge at Siberia, California, as train Q-STOCHI6-05A heads east from Stockto... (more)
A westbound BNSF double stack train, led by C44-9W No. 4479, was meeting an eastbound TOFC train in a super elevated curve near Antares, AZ on August 10, 2003.
Now repainted in H-3 scheme.
M PICBAR1-17 With BNSF 4479, BNSF 5041, BNSF 6757, BNSF 6731, BNSF 1591 & BNSF 2738 with 18 Loads 85 Empties, 4940 Tons 6543 Feet. Photographed at 09:21.
Chances are BNSF 4479 was once an H-2 that went peach, and was repainted to this H3 scheme.
A BNSF manifest train coasts down Crawford Hill
Inside the gates up at the summit