BNSF 5063 heads up a heavy manifest, ascending Tehachapi Pass just below Bealville.
Shortly after sunset, BNSF 4889 pulls through Sandcut.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight rounds the curve on the approach to Tunnel #2 at Bealville as it climbs Tehachapi Pass.
Approaching the town of Tehachapi, detouring southbound Amtrak train #11 climbs the last few miles of the mountain grade as it passes the Cable crossover.
Passing through Sandcut, this BNSF freight extra is heading back toward Bakersfield. These two ES44DC locomotives were seen earlier in the day running light to Caliente to retrieve a cut of cars l... (more)
Between Warren and Mojave, detouring southbound Amtrak train #11 passes beneath the venerable SP signal bridge at milepost 377, a structure with days that are now numbered as signal replacements t... (more)
Detouring Amtrak train #11 climbs the grade on Tehachapi Pass as it approaches Tunnel 2 between Caliente and Bealville.
Passing beneath the SP cantilever signal bridge at Sandcut, a northbound UP intermodal heads into Bakersfield where a new crew will board.
Winding through the curves at Samdcut, a northbound BNSF doublestack container train is nearing Bakersfield, and will continue up California's lush central valley toward the bay area.
#5000. UP 7964, the 5000th Evolution series diesel produced by General Electric, heels to the Caliente horseshoe as it begins the most daunting portion of its eastward climb having already negotia... (more)
A Southbound UP manifest exits Tunnel 10.
BNSF 6518 leads the QRICALT between Tunnels 1 and 2 as it climbs Tehachapi Pass.
Near the east end of Tehachapi Pass, BNSF trailers round through the curve at Warren between Cameron and Mojave.
Between Mojave and Cameron on the UP Mojave Sub, an eastbound container train rounds the sweeping curve at Warren as it drops downgrade into the Mojave area. Note the Heritage II lettering on the ... (more)
On a late spring evening, BNSF 7533 leads a southbound manfest upgrade between Tunnels 1 and 2 as it climbs Tehachapi Pass.