An SP meets the competition at Tehachapi. When I lived in Southern California I made as many trip as I could to Tehachapi and when I moved to CO every trip home involved a trip to Tehachapi as it ... (more)
UP's 3988 is heading towards the famous Tehachapi Loop after waiting for some 30 min on a red signal.
Heading into the last rays of a setting sun,,a westbound BNSF mixed Manifest crests the summit (4025 feet) of Tehachapi Pass after the climb from Mojave(3000 feet). Ahead lies the steep downhill r... (more)
A BNSF auto rack repositioning move Crests the summit of Tehachapi Pass at a little over 4025 feet.
Santa Fe EMD GP50 3841 at Cable, California.
BNSF 619 leads near Tehachapi in 1998.
Slipping under the old cantilever signal bridge in downtown Tehachapi, UP's westbound West Colton to Fresno, CA manifest is led by Denver & Rio Grande heritage unit #1989. No stranger to the Tehac... (more)
With the cool of the evening settling in over the Tehachapi mountains the normality of a Friday evening in downtown Tehachapi is greeted by the roar of eastbound BNSF tonnage, pulling the grade th... (more)
BNSF doublestack is rolling down Tehachapi pass and will soon go through tunnel # 10. Locomotives ES44C4 # 6708, ES44C4 # 7122, ES44DC # 7348 and Citirail ES44AC # 1434.
SP freight rounding the Caliente curve
"Shouldn't Paint So Fast." That's what many wags called the ill-fated merger between Southern Pacific and Santa Fe. Initiated in 1983 as a holding company, the ICC eventually denied an a... (more)
Santa Fe's ultra-hot 199 train drops downgrade from Tehachapi on the last leg of its long Chicago to Richmond, CA trip.