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A BNSF stack train departs Hobart with 5365-1042-5456-5211. With 86 wells, the power has not notched up as it passes the Commerce Metrolink platform. Date:
2009-04-15
Added:
2009-04-17
A long and varied lashup sits at BNSF's Commerce Diesel Facility. BNSF 6938 is at the lead of the string that includes FXE SD40-2 3140. Date:
2006-02-20
Added:
2010-12-31
Roster shot of Ferrocarril Mexicano SD40-2 3140, former NdeM 8756. Date:
2006-02-20
Added:
2010-12-31
An eastbound BNSF stack train rolls past the Commerce Amtrak station, and pulls up to a stop at Vail. BNSF 5353-5304-923-4594 have this train well in hand. Date:
2006-02-20
Added:
2010-12-31
Ten motors are in charge of a BNSF Z train train coming out of Vail, CA. Lashup is 5251-NS9890-1053-8024-4834-4457-4027-4359-5127-5253. Date:
2006-02-20
Added:
2010-12-31
BNSF C44-9W 4664 and 965 bracket GP60B's 332 and 341 as they lift a stack train out of Hobart. The power is blasting under the new eastbound signal bridge at CP Vail. Date:
2003-06-21
Added:
2007-08-09
BNSF C44-9W's 4330 and 4130 rest between assignments at Commerce, CA. Date:
2003-06-21
Added:
2007-08-09
t's a grab shot, but the subject was a surprise. BNSF C44's 4546, 4797, 4729 lead UP sister 6531 on an eastbound stack train as it leaves the Los Angeles area. Seen here at the new BNSF control point of Vail. Date:
2002-05-04
Added:
2007-08-09
BNSF6338 and BN6822 lead a BNSF bare table train onto the UP's San Pedro Branch on November 18, 2000. While BNSF trains can be seen here at Hobart headed for the LA Junction Railway, this train has orders all the way down the branch to San Pedro. Date:
2000-11-18
Added:
2007-08-09
On the eve of their last stand, one of the LMX B39-8E's leads an eastbound at Los Nietos on November 18, 2000. LMX8511 leads BNSF 4878, 157, and 6862 and 81 cars. Date:
2000-11-18
Added:
2007-08-09
BNSF GP39-2 2941 rests with some of the San Pedro Worldport cranes in the background. Date:
2000-03-26
Added:
2007-08-09
A westbound BNSF freight is about to cross over Pioneer Blvd. in Norwalk. Power is 4425-4840-8270-1099. Date:
2000-01-08
Added:
2007-08-09
A BNSF hot shot with KCS and MRL Power!?! On January 8, 2000, BNSF 4774 leads ATSF 802, KCS 6638, and MRL 223 on an eastbound at Los Nietos, CA. Date:
2000-01-08
Added:
2007-08-09
Close up of the cab of BNSF C44-9W 4900 at Hobart, CA. January 8, 2000. Date:
2000-01-08
Added:
2007-09-21
BNSF repainted SD40-2 6739 and renumbered GP50 8726 pull a cut of cars out of the Hobart Yard outbound to complete an inbound double-over. Date:
1999-04-24
Added:
2007-08-09
A Z-train arrives at Hobart with BNSF4920-ATSF526-ATSF559-BNSF558. A very nice sounding train as it pulled through the inbound switches. Date:
1999-04-24
Added:
2007-08-09
Roster shot of BNSF 4920 at Hobart, CA, April 24, 1999. Date:
1999-04-24
Added:
2007-09-21
A sunny March 19, 1999 finds a BNSF freight rolling through Commerce, CA. Power has four different paint jobs, which isn't too weird for the BNSF: BNSF986 (Pumpkin I) - BN9262 (BN whiteface) - ATSF916 (God's own paint scheme) - BNSF4335 (Pumpkin II). Date:
1999-03-19
Added:
2007-08-09
Shortly after the BNSF1016 gets put away on the South Track, a MWSYBAR blasts through the Fullerton station on the North Track. The reason for the 1016's passage through the South Track can be seen in the background; another westbound freight is sitting on the Middle Track. Power for the eastbound is BNSF8721-ATSF2289-BNSF2103-LRCX9517-BNSF6970. Definitely high on the weirdness scale. Date:
1999-03-19
Added:
2007-08-09
A westbound Santa Fe pounds across Los Nietos Blvd. with BNSF1106 leading green BN SD60M's 9264 and 9272 and BNSF 4311, 4949, and 1009. Date:
1999-03-19
Added:
2007-10-07
A monster BNSF lashup works a westbound stack train through the cross-overs at Fullerton, CA. The train is moving to the South Track at Fullerton, which is little used by freight. The south track is generally only used by Amtrak and Metrolink trains that are eastbound and headed towards the San Diego Subdivision, which takes off to the right in the background. Power is 1016-549-116-LMX8553-787-518-127-BN3020-LMX8539. Date:
1999-03-13
Added:
2007-08-09
A bald BNSF 4756 leads a hot QLACMEM through Los Nietos, CA. Date:
1998-10-03
Added:
2007-08-09
BNSF 4722 waits for clearance down the Harbor Sub. Hobart Tower, Los Angeles, CA. Date:
1998-07-10
Added:
2007-08-09
BNSF 3163 and Santa Fe 3846 roll the Escondido Local through Oceanside, CA. Date:
1998-01-23
Added:
2007-08-09
BN GP50 3115 and Santa Fe GP20 3020 take a turn on the Escondido Local, seen here in Oceanside, CA just after coming onto the branch and passing under the I-5 freeway. Date:
1997-08-18
Added:
2007-08-09
Here our dynamic duo pass the old station site at Vista, CA, pulling 10 cars for the grain silos and lumber yard in Escondido. This is a non-stop run at a leisurely 10 to 20 miles per hour. Date:
1997-08-18
Added:
2007-08-09
Climbing out of the little valley that Vista resides in, our GP50 and GP20 combo make like they are on the Colorado Joint Line, at least for a mile or so before dropping down into San Marcos. Date:
1997-08-18
Added:
2007-08-09
BNSF C44-9W 1105 prepares to back down the "inbound" at Hobart Yard into the diesel shop after dropping off a westbound. Date:
1997-02-22
Added:
2007-08-09

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