Farther up the hill, about to enter tunnel 5, the rear power units help lower a unit train of covered hoppers down the north side of the Tehachapi Mountains.
During this period of time BNSF ran a unit cement train over the A&C eastbound at night meeting the normal train at Parker. This day however the cement was late and the normal interchange train wa... (more)
With the climb up Tehachapi complete, BNSF 7965 south will be in dynamic's for the downhill decent to Mojave.
A unit oil train snakes it's way up Tehachapi Pass at N. Cable.
4 units lead a BNSF southbound TOFC train through Cable as it works up the last miles to Tehachapi Summit.
PRLX 2941 awaits delivery to it's new home in California's Central Valley at Kings Mill, seen here in the late afternoon at BNSF's Bakersfield Yard.
Freshly painted UP 652 at Bakersfield.
The Long Beach Hauler pulls past CP Gaspur as it prepares to make a drop for the PHL. The conductor came out of the train shortly after this shot (to throw a switch) and asked why I want a photo o... (more)
Two very different Gensets sit at the end of the roundhouse track in Dolores. These two units have been here for a few weeks at least, so are likely OOO. The closer one is the one of a kind GS14B ... (more)
On November 11th, 2015, Amtrak cab car 90208 re-entered service after a rebuild and repaint in Beech Grove, Indiana. This NPCU is now the 3rd in Amtrak's collection of special Veterans units. Here... (more)
Pacific Harbor Line engines No.70 and No.61 on the way to new assignments at Pier B Yard.
At the end of the day, unloading passengers, before heading back to the barn ...
Brand new CSX power leads this UP eastbound empty auto train bound for San Jose, TX down off Beaumont Hill at Banning.
Not your typical run-of-the-mill power here! CSXT 3303 east nears the top of the climb up San Timoteo Canyon at Beaumont.
Early morning along the UP Yuma Sub on Beaumont Hill finds a brand new CSX Tier4 leading train AMLSJR. This is a nice break from the usual hodgepodge around here.