Late on a very warm afternoon, seven of the Trona Railway's veteran six-axle EMD's whine and smoke their way up the gradient towards Searles yard with a train of loaded hoppers and empty acid tank... (more)
Trona Railway's potash train begins its trip towards Searles, Calif. to interchange with the Union Pacific as dust sets over the Mojave Desert. With air crisp and cold, the sounds of former Southe... (more)
The tranquil silence of a late afternoon in the Searles Valley is suddenly broken as seven veteran Trona Railway EMD's notch up at Pinnacles for the continuous 1.6% grade to Searles.
Upon arri... (more)