After negotiating the horseshoe curve at Caliente, a BNSF stack train begins to pick up speed after slowing for the 15mph speed restriction around the sharp curve.
A full moon illuminates the scene, as a BNSF z-train rushes north through Caliente Creek Canyon.
As the head end of the Oil Cans rounds the curve leading to tunnel 1, the all-EMD helper is visible in the distance climbing the shelf out of Caliente.
Shortly after daybreak, eastbound Santa Fe hotshot 991 ascends Tehachapi on the approach to Tunnel 2 behind a matched set of "Super Fleet" GE warbonnets.
A UP train snakes it's way around the horseshoe curve at Caliente California on a hot afternoon in the Tehachapi Mountains.
UP 7462 pulls out of Bealville Siding about to enter tunnel two after meeting BNSF 4337 which the tail end can be seen in the distance at Bealville.
Approaching tunnel two and Bealville Siding on the UP Mojave Sub.
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Stopped in the canyon below Caliente, the train's conductor begins the long walk back to check for a defect on one of the cars. Meanwhile, BNSF's rapid responder shows up to lend assistance illum... (more)
BNSF 743 along with a standard H2 and a KCS run through SD70ace lead a Northbound stacker through Caliente in the Tehachapi's.
Late afternoon deep in Caliente Canyon finds a Northbound BNSF manifest with a wild concest which includes a Oakway SD60, BNSF GP60 Warbonnet, CEFX SD45, and a BNSF GP35.
The hotshot BNSF North Bay - Willow Springs UPS train rounds the town of Caliente and begins the climb east up the Tehachapi Pass in earnest. Leaving Bakersfield, CA around 1pm every day, it is t... (more)
Southbound MRVWCB works up the #2 track at Caliente where a hot BNSF intermodal will over take them on the #1 main.