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.
BNSF 5084 rumbles up the hill & into Tehachapi with a eastbound manifest.
Climbing eastbound through Bealville. The lead unit at the time this photo was taken was 5yrs old, only to be wrecked 3yrs later...and eventually made into a slug.
Westbound priority intermodal
Westbound TOFC rounding the loop, over tunnel #9
Snow from several days prior still lingers as a southbound BNSF Z train enters the city of Tehachapi.
BNSF 5377 leads the H-PASBAR through town a little after 9 PM, with a plethora of uncommon power.