Freshly repainted into Santa Fe' "yellow bonnet" scheme, SD45 No. 5570 leads a westbound manifest through the reverse curves just west of tunnel 5.
Northbound Los Angeles to Lathrop stack train ZLALT heads downgrade in the late afternoon between Cliff and Bealville in the Tehachapi's.
The Oil Cans roars upgrade through Clear Creek Ravine, the train's head end just now exiting tunnel 5 with a large plume of black smoke, and the mid-train helper entering the curve to the right.
A typically long, heavy SP manifest wends its way upgrade between tunnels 3 and 5 with the assistance of a six-unit mid-train helper.
A long string of locomotives pulls a manifest uphill through the reverse curves of Clear Creek Ravine toward tunnel 5.
The caboose of an SP eastbound skirts the flanks of tunnel 4, destroyed in the 1953 earthquake, as the train's helper heads into tunnel 5 in the distance.
An eastbound intermodal train heads through the reverse curves that lead to tunnel 5.
A four-unit swing helper assists in lifting an eastbound up the grade in Clear Creek Ravine.
Late on a summer afternoon, an SP westbound exits tunnel 5 and makes its way through along the winding alignment in Clear Creek Ravine.
With its beet gons negotiating the sharp reverse curve just downhil from tunnel 5, 4363 West negotiates the twisting alignment in Clear Creek Ravine.
SD45 9134 leads a westbound manifest out of tunnel 5 downgrade through Clear Creek Ravine.
A rare SD40R still retaining its original lighting package leads an eastbound between tunnels 3 and 5.