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Needles Sub Trip Part 2 3/19/2011



by Chris Guenzler





BNSF 7341 near East Siberia.







BNSF 7837 West near Bagdad.







BNSF 7381 West at Bagdad.







BNSF 7495 West at Amboy. From here we headed to Cadiz.







BNSF 4099 West at Cadiz.







BNSF 4759 West at Cadiz. From here headed back to old Route 66 then went east.



At Essex we found the BNSF 5033 West blowing through the place.





BNSF 4066 West in the siding at Goffs.







BNSF 5384 West at Goffs.







BNSF 4066 West at Goffs.







BNSF 5088 West at Goffs. We headed into Goffs and turned down the road by the old Goffs School and found a few things





Santa Fe Block Signals.





Replica of the Goffs Station.





Santa Fe Block Signals.





Replica of Goffs Station.





Crossing Gate.





Santa Fe Block Signal.





Old steam engine boiler.





Santa Fe Block Signals.





Replica of the Goffs Station.





Mine car.







BNSF 5290 West at Goffs.







BNSF 7524 East at Goffs.







BNSF 7524 East near Homer.







BNSF 7508 East near Homer. From here we headed into Needles





Two unnumbered Santa Fe Refrigerator Cars.





A Santa Fe Caboose in Needles.







BNSF 7682 East at Needles. We stopped at KFC to get me dinner before we checked into the Best Western Colorado River Inn for the night.





BNSF 7372 West at West Needles from the balcony on the Best Western Colorado River Inn we are staying at. I worked on the story for most of the evening.



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