Out in the desert on UP's Mojave Sub east of Palmdale between Pearblossom and Wash finds loaded export train OTNLB with a trio of SD70's racing south.
With Searles Valley Mineral's massive soda ash production complex visible in the distance, five second generation EMDs dig into the grade as they haul their unit train out of the Searles Valley. ... (more)
Having just pulled to a stop with their unit train loaded with soda ash, five Trona Railway EMDs idle in the cool desert air, as the twilight sky signals the end to another day in the high desert ... (more)
Four Aces! A unit soda ash train led by a quartet of SD70ACes, rounds a sweeping curve several miles south of Cantil on UP's Lone Pine Branch. This train originated on the Trona Railway, a... (more)
Four SD70ACes lead an export unit soda ash train, as it crosses one of the many dry washes on Union Pacific's Lone Pine Branch.