The Z-RICWSP1-28A blasts through the s-turn at Sandcut, as it begins its journey towards the summit at Tehachapi, in the early hours of a summer night.
Two SD70ACes hustle the ILBOA up the short hill at Sandcut, past a waiting BNSF manifest.
Four C44-9Ws roll downgrade through Cable X-Over with a unit train consisting mostly of ex. Burlington Northern woodchip hoppers loaded with cottonseed.
C44-9W #5200 leads the M-BARSTO, as it works upgrade on the #2 track, around the big curve at Warren.
A Phoenix, AZ to Richmond, CA vehicle train glides down Main #1 between Caliente and Ilmon, as it clings to the hillside above Caliente Creek.
Two SD70ACes handle the duty on the ILBOA, as it hugs the hillside above Clear Creek just south of Bealville.
UP 1996 leads the ZBRLC on its trip south to Los Angeles, as it works upgrade past the north switch at Marcel.
BNSF's "Rapid Responder" assists the S-CHIOIG which is stopped on the #2 track after tripping the hot box detector at MP 364, as Union Pacific's QRVWC rolls by on main #1 at Tehachapi Summit.
Having just passed through the crossover at Cable, UP 5308 leads the QRVWC, a Roseville to West Colton, manifest, as it struggles up the last few miles toward the summit at Tehachapi.
A C44-9W leads the M-BARRIC, as it rounds the curve into Bealville, while the rear portion of its train can be seen passing through the north end of Cliff.
While the sun sets on another day in the Tehachapi Mountains, two DPUs bring up the rear of a unit grain train, as it drifts downgrade into Bena.
A unit grain train is stopped at a red signal at Tehachapi Summit, as three BNSF northbounds are strung out from Cable to Monolith, while they wait for a UP manifest struggling up the grade after ... (more)
Amtrak Coast Starlight #14 glides downgrade over the Tehachapi Creek just south of Rowen, on its June 22nd detour over the Mojave Subdivision.
This heavy UP manifest is down to a crawl as works through Cable X-Over with 3 units on the point, and 2 DPUs on the rear.
The M-RICBAR begins its uphill climb toward the summit at Tehachapi, as it leans into a curve just east of Bena.