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
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.
A group of railfans enjoy watching Santa Fe 508 lead an impressive set of red and silver warbonnets around Tehachapi Loop.