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Last March 9 this northbound double stack filled with J B Hunt containers pulled off a quick meet with a southbound UPS train at Bealville, California. The dispatcher is probably pleased the northbound only had to wait 10 minutes to clear the southbound.
Within 15 minutes after BNSF 4920 passed, BNSF 7417 leads a domestic intermodal. This train started out as a stack train, then changed into a TOFC. There were even Roadrailers on flatcars on this train.
C44-9W 4920 leads a domestic double stack train though Bealville, CA. This engineer was very railfan friendly, giving a wave to all the railfans in the area. He also gave a friendly horn honk to some railfans on a hill about 150 yards beyond the train (before he got to where I was).
Two trains pass in the night in this 6.38 minute exposure on June 18, 2005 at 8:24pm. This is the north end of Bealville siding on Union Pacific's line over the Tehachapi's looking south with a near full moon to illuminate it all. I am standing on top of tunnel number 2. As the southbound (...
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