Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight passes under the signal bridge at MP 377 as it decends toward Mojave.
A Roseville bound manifest blasts by the SP style target signal at MP 366.6 just south of Monolith, on Union Pacific's Mojave Sub.
The MNPWC, a North Platte, NE to West Colton, CA manifest rolls west through the heart of Afton Canyon on UP's Cima Sub.
A newly repainted ex. Southern Pacific GP40-2, trails a GEVO, and a SD70M as they slowly ease their train past the Mormon Rocks, just north of CP Canyon.
Stack cars pass from the darkness into the light of a waiting Union Pacific manifest, during a cool autumn night in Caliente.
During the last few minutes of sunlight a BNSF "Z-train" crests over the summit at Tehachapi under cloudy skies.
After having met its southbound counterpart at Marcel, Amtrak's northbound detouring Coast Starlight passes over the Tehachapi Creek, just south of Woodford.
In a rare scene, Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight crosses Baker St., and continues its northbound journey after changing crews at the Union Pacific yard office in Bakersfield. The previous deto... (more)
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight passes by a Union Pacific work train, as the two P42DCs make easy work of the uphill climb through Woodford.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight threads its way through the Caliente Creek Narrows, as it begins its climb toward the summit.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight approaches Tunnel #3, as it climbs the 2.1% grade out of Bealville on Union Pacific's Mojave Sub.
A Union Pacific Officer's Special bound for Las Vegas, emerges from Tunnel 10, just south of the siding at Walong.
A Union Pacific Officer's Special bound for Las Vegas, rolls downgrade past the signal bridge at MP 377, just north of Mojave.
Black Mountain provides the backdrop, as Union Pacific's ZBRLC climbs up the last few miles toward the summit at Tehachapi.
After having been stopped awaiting a southbound UP manifest to pass, a C44-9W and three trailing EMDs creep around the tight curve above Cable X-Over, as they get the signal to proceed north.