It's just before 6am as Kansas City to Richmond autos struggle up the east slope of Tehachapi Pass on the 2.2% grade out of Mojave.
A stormy Friday evening across the Mojave Desert, as UP 8895 sits at Chaffee on the Lone Pine Sub waiting to head east with a empty coal train off the Trona Railway.
A pair of Union Pacific SD60Ms and a pair of Trona Railway SD45-2s lead a UP train through Mojave, California, on April 9th, 2004. The two Trona units, 3003 and 3001, are on lease to the UP.
On one of very the last sunrises for this iconic signal bridge, an LA-bound well-car repo storms under it.
While hiking along the undulating ridge line high above the railroad and highway below, we met an eastbound rack repo from Richmond. It sure was a beautiful sight to take in from this elevation.
With the vast expanse of the Mojave Desert in the background and a modern, unsightly, but productive eyesore in the foreground, an eastbound BNSF intermodal train negotiates the reverse curves at ... (more)
A Union Pacific passenger train is heading south on Union Pacific Mojave subdivision in Mojave, California.
Some old EMD power making the rounds switching in Mojave.
SD45R 7492 leads the loaded "oil cans" just south of Mojave at Fleta.
The low winter sun is about to sink below the desert as BNSF 7872 West departs Mojave and makes a run for the hill to Tehachapi.
A BNSF vehicle train drifts downgrade as it heads east near Warren.
Some older UP power with no flag decals sit in the Mojave Yard on a MOW Train.
A quartet of BNSF locomotives haul doublestacks west in wind gusts topping 40 MPH at Sanborn on BNSF's Mojave Subdivision.
An eastbound SP train has just finished it's descent from Tehachapi pass at Mojave
A westbound BNSF grain load holds just east of the South Mojave interlocking for a Northbound UP Z to clear.