BNSF C44-9W 5019 brings up the rear of a Tulsa-Barstow manifest crossing over from Main 1 to Main 2 at Bebo on BNSF's predominately left handed running Gallup Sub.
Having tackled the Tehachapi Pass, BNSF 5019 glides passed Monolith with ease as this fairly long Chicago, IL bound Z Train prepares to head east to Barstow, CA.
Only minutes after cresting the Summit of Tehachapi Pass, BNSF 5019 glides through the curve at Monolith with ease.
Loads of lumber from the northwest make up the head end of the H-PASGAL as traverses its way around the Pueblo yard while the sky looks like it will soon bring some rain upon this mill town.
Eastbound BNSF 5019 is crossing Nason Creek and will arrive at Merrit, WA in a few minutes. It is early september and the trees have not yet started to turn.
Lead unit on a grain shuttle headed up the grade from Lake Wanda siding. Third unit on this train was ATSF 668 (C44-9W) in Warbonnet colors.