In the evening sunlight, UP's Fresno to West Colton manifest struggles up the grade just outside of Sandcut, CA on April 14th, 2018.
As the sun sets in the west, BNSF 7668 leads a southbound stack train up the grade near Sandcut, CA on April 16th, 2018. From here, the train and its crew will enjoy a brief section of downhill tr... (more)
On a warm April morning, BNSF 7167 leads a southbound empty grain train through the famous Tehachapi Loop, an engineering marvel built to help trains climb the grade at an easier pace.
A quartet of BNSF Railway locomotives serve as DPU's on a Mojave-bound freight train ascending the world famous Tehachapi Pass.
A BNSF Railway freight train heads for the Tehachapi loops at sundown in this Spring 2017 view.
With one of GE's newer Tier 4 ET44AC locomotives in the lead, a UP freight train heads for Mojave from Bakersfield on the Tehachapi Pass route.
With Tehachapi's spring 'green' season still in bloom, an overpowered BNSF intermodal train heads for Mojave across the famed SP Tehachapi Pass route.
UP 7820 leads an unknown eastbound manifest with the Katy second out.
Ascending Tehachapi Pass on its way to Barstow from Bakersfield, five BNSF locomotives pull a stack train across UP's Mojave Subdivision on the beautiful, and still usually green, Tehachapi Pass i... (more)
UP GE ES44AC No. 7984 climbs Tehachapi Pass near Caiiente with a mixed freight train for Mojave. A wet winter across California has resulted in an extended green season on Tehachapi Pass and in mu... (more)
After crossing Tehachapi Pass at sunset, a Barstow, Calif., bound stack train heads toward Monolith as it glides east across the outskirts of downtown Tehachapi.
Early morning on New Year's Day 2017 finds a northbound empty rail train climbing Cajon Pass on the UP's Palmdale Cutoff between Keenbrook and Canyon.
Nearing the top of Cajon Pass on a crisp New Years morning and with the snowy San Gabriel mountains forming the backdrop. a northbound empty rail train powered by a pair of NS engines heads for Ba... (more)
Both ends of the intermodal are seen here as they head northward....(altho' I still find myself thinking "west")