The PRS special crosses the Tehachapi creek at Rowen. The special originated in LA and is en route to Bakersfield.
UP 1988 works up the western slope of the Tehachapi pass with the detoruing ZLTG2-24. The ZLTG2 normally uses the overland route across the country, however an avalanche up on Donner pass has clos... (more)
UP 1988 eases the ZLTG2 24 down the eastern slope of the Tehachapi's, passing MP 378, north of Mojave.
Detouring Amtrak #11, the Coast Starlight zooms past the south end of Oban siding, MP 401 on the Mojave Sub. Passing a pair of old targets that still guard the south end of Oban.
Amtrak Cascade F59PHi #466 glides along the Mojave Sub near Ansel with train #11X. This Coast Starlight set is making a deadhead move from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles after a mudslide closed th... (more)
UP 1989 drags the MWCFR up the final few yards to the Summit. One of the trailing GEVO's died while climbing out of Mojave making the climb somewhat tougher.
UP 7400 races along the Mojave Sub with the SBKWC 12 in tow, the special includes an SSW bulkhead flatcar & CCT bay window caboose #100. The special left Bakersfield early in the morning & is boun... (more)
With a nice mixed bag of power behind it, BNSF 5351 swings its westbound manifest to the north just before joining Union Pacific's Mojave Sub for the 70 mile run to Bakersfield. Of interest in the... (more)
UP 5403 struggles up the eastern slope of Metrolink's Valley sub with the RVUSV, otherwise known as the Vulcan Rock train. The Vulcan rock train uses Metrolink's Valley Sub from CP Harold to Sun V... (more)
UP 1989 by the sea........ UP 1989 leads a 11 car special down the beautiful California coast line just west of downtown Ventura. After this the special will head east, en route to West Colton.
UP 6665 drops down the eastern slope of the Tehachapi mountains & into the city of Mojave. This empty unit ore train will take BNSF rails out to Daggett, CA.
UP 7352 sails across the floor of the Antelope Valley with the ZBRLC 18. Snow/frost still clings to the big GE's nose after a run over the snow covered Tehachapi's.
Los Angeles bound train #262 glides along Metrolink's Valley Sub near MP 46.2, in the heart of Soledad canyon.
UP 8483 brings up the rear of the MRVRO as it battles up the final few miles of Donner's western slope.
After emerging from Tunnel 35, UP 5314 swings the KG2LT through an S curve as it drops down the Western Slope of Donner pass.