Eastbound manifest snaking its way through the loop area of Tehachapi. The lead locomotive has a unique to the SP, an "L" shaped window covering the engineer's side of the cab.
This westbound manifest was also designated a "Key" train by the UP, since it was carrying several cars of hazardous materials.
Once again, a trio of UP Heritage units grace the former LA&SL line through Vegas. Total cars, 171 , Tonnage 10,298, Length..12,318 ft.
Westbound manifest with the Spring Mountain range in the background.
This eastbound "Q" train, has just left the Vegas valley...with Apex and Arrolime in the background.
This train of US Army equipment, recrewed at Vegas, and is on its way to Yermo, Ca
Eastbound, exiting Tunnel #26, Newhall Pass
This is an eastbound manifest passing over the north entrance to Edwards AFB, Ca.
Westbound stacker about to cross the Colorado river into California
Remnants of former SP/ATSF wooden signage sit in a MOW shed near SP's Tehachapi Depot.
This manifest is inbound from Cajon Pass.
This SP station agent has just finished hanging orders (flimsies) for the conductor. See picture #168536 for that image.
This eastbound set of helpers is heading back for another assignment over Beaumont Pass...
Another rerouted train arrives at the Vegas depot, waiting for new westbound crew. This is courtesy of the recent trestle fire near Sacramento, CA
This westbound stacktrain originated in the Chicago Illinois area...and will end its journey in the port of Los Angeles California. Here it is seen manuvering through the "S" curve at Jean, Nevada... (more)