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Needles Sub Trip 3/19/2011

by Chris Guenzler

Bill Compton picked me up just after 6:00 AM and we drove out towards Barstow via Santa Ana Canyon and San Bernardino over Cajon Pass through Victorville. Due to a major accident on Interstate 15 we got off on Hodge Road which we took to Old Route 66 which we took to Barstow.

At CP Hutt BNSF 7376 West was waiting.

Also at CP Hutt was BNSF 4450 West. We gassed up the car and got goodies before we headed to Daggett then we made our way out to past Ludlow missing one westbound BNSF freight.

BNSF 7222 East just east of Ludlow at the old Route 66 crossing.

BNSF 4012 West at Ash Hill.

BNSF 5337 East at Ash Hill.


BNSF 4026 West at Ash Hill.

BNSF 7699 East at Ash Hill.

BNSF 4963 East at Ash Hill.

Someone had some fun with the rocks at Ash Hill.

BNSF 5090 East at Ash Hill.

BNSF 6633 West at Ash Hill. From here we headed east.

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