BNSF 5192 South splits the intermediate signals as it works upgrade between Tunnel 1 and 2 with its Barstow bound manifest.
The hottest train on the Mojave Sub is led by SD70M 5046 as it rounds the turn on the approach to Tunnel #2.
An interesting consist, which included a SW1500 as the second unit, works upgrade around the curve at Warren.
BNSF 4390 is in control of its manifest train as it slowly drops down through Caliente. The two DPUs can be seen in the distance on the rear end, about to enter the horseshoe curve.
Three C44-9Ws have this empty unit grain train stretched around the horseshoe curve at Caliente as they head for Tunnel #1.
BNSF 714 has its Z-train up to track speed (50mph) as it leaves Bena and the San Joaquin Valley behind and begins the climb up the Tehachapi Mountains.
BNSF 4923 leads its train loaded with wind generator assemblies up the Caliente Creek canyon with two C44-9Ws on the head end and two DPU on the rear.
UP 7774 leads a northbound manifest as it drops down through the north end of Bealville siding and into Tunnel #2. A southbound BNSF intermodal train, that was holding in the siding for this UP m... (more)
BNSF 7598 leads this Z-train as it rounds the big curve at Warren several miles west (railroad north) of Mojave.
This Q-train passes under the high/wide load detector on the approach to Tehachapi Summit as the locomotives exhaust distorts the Lehigh Cement plant in the distance.
UP 7774 North splits the SP style searchlight signals in the distance as it approaches Monolith, only a few miles from the summit.
UP 7774 North is on yellow blocks following a BNSF Z-train as it negotiates the horseshoe curve at Caliente.
BNSF C44-9W #4923 leads the U-STOKCK as it approaches Tunnel 2 at 10mph due to a high/wide load speed restriction placed on this train through tunnels due to its load of wind generator assemblies.
Two Z-trains meet at Caliente as the BNSF 714 South prepares to get back underway after the Z-WSPSTO gets in the clear.
After rounding the turn at Sandcut in the late afternoon light, the Q-CHISTO has a straight shot and thirteen more miles until its crew change point in Bakersfield.