After struggling up the Techachapi Mountains this large manifest passes the iconic signal bridge at milepost 377, before entering Mojave
A Large manifest struggles up to the Techachapi Loop on this first day of December.
My one and only time at the "Loop" was one of the best California experiences ever.
A Southbound stack train enters Tehachapi after tackling a loop and passes and auto train.
A work train holds the siding south of town.
Running on the normal northbound main #2 at Tehachapi Summit due to MOW work on the #1, UP 8810 South kicks up some dust as it races towards Mojave.
With it's tail just entering the horseshoe curve at Caliente, BNSF 6177 trundles west through the Caliente Creek Narrows.
BNSF 7096 makes up for lost time, after having to slow for UP MOW crews at Tehachapi, as it passes through Monolith, with the Lehigh Hanson cement plant looming in the background.
BNSF 7472 pulls it's piggybacks towards Tehachapi on a perfect Saturday afternoon. Due to MOW work, trains were almost nonstop eastbound.
UP 7615 glides downgrade into Tunnel 1 with the Lathrop in tow.
UP 1983 leads an Evergreen repo move over the bridge at Rowen.
A 4 pack of GE's lead doublestacks through a cut near Rowen.