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
East end Rowen siding, a faster intermodal train runs around a slower manifest tucked into the siding at Rowen
A Union Pacific freight is passing the entrance to Woodford siding. Just behind the train is the descent down Tehachapi Loop.
20 years ago a steel coil unit train negotiated though Tehachapi Loop with a weathered 533 in the lead. My fellow photographers were upset as there was clean C44-9W no. 684 running in third positi... (more)
A group of railfans enjoy watching Santa Fe 508 lead an impressive set of red and silver warbonnets around Tehachapi Loop.
Santa Fe 5124 storms uphill past the signal tower at Woodford siding in Tehachapi Pass.
Union Pacific 8082 leads a manifest down the hill.