Warbonnets look right at home on Tehachapi, even with BNSF lettering!
The two dominating railroads of the Tehachapi Pass meet at Caliente as UP 7378 approaches Illmon and eventually Bakersfield. In the background, a BNSF stack train waits for a signal to head up the... (more)
A pair of UP ACes lead a long intermodal east.
A trio of SD70Ms guide an intermodal train through the curves above tunnel 2.
Climbing Tehachapi Pass and exiting Tunnel 1 above Caliente, California, is a southbound Union Pacific manifest freight led by new GE ET44AC No. 2576 on February 27, 2016.
Dropping downgrade into Caliente, BNSF 5489 and two fellow GE's bring their 5,960-foot-long vehicle train across the Tehachapi Creek that continues to have water flowing through it after the excee... (more)
A BNSF military train rounds the horseshoe curve at Caliente with the Cut in DPs in view.
UP GE ES44AC No. 7984 climbs Tehachapi Pass near Caiiente with a mixed freight train for Mojave. A wet winter across California has resulted in an extended green season on Tehachapi Pass and in mu... (more)
A long UP freight rolls downhill through Tunnel 2 with the rear of the train stretched back to Allard.
UP and BNSF trains meet just west of Caliente.
BNSF train emerges from Tunnel 1 on the way up the hill from Caliente.
Empty UP rail train heads downhill into Caliente, between tunnels 2 and 1.
BNSF headed uphill at Tunnel 2. The hills were still very brown in November.
Union Pacific freight at Tunnel 2, the hills are green but all the surfaces facing the sun turn brown pretty fast!