Late afternoon finds this Northbound stack/rack train cresting 3,793' ft Tehachapi Summit lead by BNSF 780 in warbonnet colors.
UP's hottest train on the I-5 route is the Brooklyn trailers, seen here racing across the Tehachapi Valley east of Monolith.
BNSF 4354 leads a grain train east through the classic searchlights at Monolith
The DPU of this Roseville manifest takes the curve at the east end of Rowen on Union Pacific's Mojave Sub.
The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, is racing east downgrade through Cameron after cresting the Tehachapi Summit. Coming around th... (more)
After sitting at Walong for around 2 hours for a broken rail, the MWCRVB-27 finally gets a move on it's trip north as it passes the intermediates, which are in the last days of their reign on the... (more)
Under moody January skies, UP 6809 and 2 other GE motors power the AMIEPR-26 at the horseshoe near Keene,CA.
Man, they ran long trains, usually with far more power because you almost never arrived with all the original units running. Like a period to a good sentence, the caboose provided punctuation to ... (more)
4 BNSF motors on the head end, along with some mid train DPU's, have finished the battle with the Tehachapi's eastern slope with a solid string of grain cars in tow glide downhill near Tunnel 1.
BNSF 7807 heads West, passing under the famous (and soon to be replaced) Tehachapi signal cantilever, as it crosses over to the Eastbound main in order to avoid the derailment fouled Westbound tra... (more)
UP maintainers lift a searchlight back into position at Cable, after it was knocked down by the derailment that morning.
The old and the new. Three widecab locomotives, each belonging to a different road lead a BNSF hopper train through Tehachapi, passing the old code line poles, soon to be removed.
SP 5304 near Techachapi 1977