The head-end of BNSF 3777's train is seen banking into the curve after exiting Tunnel 9 as the rear of its train completes the circling of itself on the famed Tehachapi Loop.
A westbound Santa Fe manifest descends the Tehachapi grade at Keene, California. GP30/GP35 power was quite common in this era.
The brakeman off a SF helper 3805 is ready to inspect SP 7354 east at Woodford siding in Tehachapi Pass.
BNSF Tanker train heads up Tehachapi Pass
Detouring off the Coast Route due to Tunnel work being done in the Chatsworth area, Amtrak No. 14 the northbound Coast Starlight, crosses over Tweedy Creek after passing through Keene on the weste... (more)
Half manifest half power move headed by an ES44AC. Farther back was a newly rebuilt GP60-3.
UP 2586 is the lead unit on an extremely heavy Roseville to West Colton manifest seen here rounding the bend at CP Woodford on the UP Mojave Sub. This train was so heavy and so much sand was being... (more)
SP 9815 and EMD Lease 7011 demonstrate their power as they lift a heavy manifest train up the grade at Woodford siding, below Tehachapi Loop.
In a scene not soon to be repeated, 19 of Union Pacific's finest business cars make their way up the Tehachapi Loop as they approach the south siding of Walong and Tunnel 10.
It's the first day of the new year, 2017, as BNSF 7993 leads the V RICELP4-31 upgrade through the Tehachapi Loop on its journey toward the summit of the pass. Woking hard as the second unit on thi... (more)
With a CSXT AC4400CW assisting, a BNSF Stockton-Chicago stack train winds around the main at Rowen.
A vehicle train curves through Rowen climbing up the grade.
Benecia, CA-Spring, TX autos twist around the reverse curves at Rowen, heading south on the main track.
BNSF C44-9W 5483 leads a Stockton-Chicago stack train through some extremely tight reverse curves on the main at Rowen.
An intermodal grinds its way up Tehachapi. About 1500 feet ahead is Woodford Siding