Power short in the late '70s, the Santa Fe leased some GPs from the Chessie System, as can be seen by the two GP40s trailing ATSF SD40 5004. To avoid numbering confusion, a 9 was placed over the 3... (more)
After traversing Techachapi Loop, a Union Pacific westbound freight crosses Tehachapi Creek on its way to Woodford. A trio of former Southern Pacific engines are in charge of this train on June 1... (more)
A typical late afternoon fixture in the Tehachapi Mountains is UP's daily ZLTLC UPS train, seen here running through the siding at Woodford, as the DPU's on a stalled out BNSF H-MODBAR can be seen... (more)
Electro-Motive lease-fleet SD70M 7001 guides a train downgrade at Woodford, in California's Tehachapi Mountains, on July 17, 1999.
Chicago & North Western Dash 9-44CW 8637 leads a southbound Union Pacific train under Highway 58 in Woodford, California, as it climbs toward the summit at Tehachapi. The train's consist includes... (more)
A BNSF manifest decends Tehachapi Pass at Woodford led by C44-9Ws #5250 and #4114, CitiRail ES44AC #1429, and ES44C4 #6734.
Santa Fe’s Train 2 San Francisco Chief now has a green signal to proceed at Woodford, Calif. after a 2-unit set of SP helpers got in the clear, headed back to Bakersfield. Soon the Chief will be... (more)
Santa Fe’s Train 2, the San Francisco Chief, is climbing Southern Pacific’s Tehachapi grade at Woodford, Calif. on July 6, 1967 as it passes an eastbound ATSF freight with a GP35 helper behind a m... (more)
A Loram Railgrinder idles in the siding at Woodford as the first section of the QWCRV approches.
A pack of BNSF GE's roar as they begin the climb up the famous Tehachapi Loop.
North and Southbound BNSF trains meet at Woodford siding in the Tehachapi Mountains.
BNSF 8185 south leads this VRICELP under the 58 undercrossing as it works through Woodford in the Tehachapi Mountains.
The new and the old (and the middle aged) are seen here crossing Tehachapi Creek on a high priority Barstow to Vancouver drag.
A northbound Up manifest was splitting the old SP searchlight intermediate signal between the south siding switch Rowen and the north siding switch Woodford. These signals have been replaced since... (more)
In a scene that USED to be repeated many times a day after helping an eastbound train to Summit in Tehachapi, CA, a set of lite helpers drifts downgrade westbound past Woodford siding.