UP 5368 South tied up the south track at Caliente for most of the daylight hours after breaking the coupler on the trailing locomotive in the consist. Turns out helper unit #5325 was not working ... (more)
A Northbound BNSF intermodal heads downgrade as it starts into the houseshoe curve at Caliente.
Northbound West Colton to Roseville manifest MWCRV-3 splits the searchlight signals at Caliente as it heads towards Bakersfield.
A westbound MWCRV (Manifest - West Colton/Roseville) descends around the curve in Caliente on its way down the hill toward the City of Bakersfield.
An eastbound Q train approaches Tunnel 2 in the iconic Tehachapi area (we are in Caliente, CA, maybe 20 railroad miles past Tehachapi Loop itself). While railfanning is often a lonely hobby, for ... (more)