On November 17th, 2014 the final chapter of Union Switch & Signal searchlight signals on Tehachapi was closed when the last signals between Warren and Mojave, on the eastern slope, were retired in... (more)
Mojave local working off the Creal Branch/Oak Creek Industrial Lead.
Local is working yard after arrival off Creal Branch.
Freshly painted SDF40-2 No. 5264 rolls off the Tehachapi grade just west of Mojave. The unit was rebuilt from Amtrak SDP40F No. 632. In all, as part of a horsepower trade, Amtrak sent 18 SDP40Fs t... (more)
A trio of SP ACs idles in the yard at Mojave.
Not your typical Amtrak detour! Devoid of regularly scheduled passenger traffic since the start of Amtrak in 1971 the rails over Tehachapi Pass have hosted several Amtrak detours over the years, m... (more)
The other unit was ATSF U36C 8730. A Roger Puta Photograph
A repainted ex SP AC4400 sits at South Mojave with a unit cement train.
A nice lashup of pool power leads this northbound unit cottonseed train bound for Fresno as it struggles out of Mojave.
Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer unit leads an intermodal through Mojave during a gorgeous day.
Recently repainted SD70 4618 at Mojave.
2 UP tier4's that have been assigned to a ballast train working on the second main project between Walong and Marcel are found at the bottom end of the Mojave yard.
Climbing out of the Mojave sink, a northbound UP doublestack train begins the assault on the grade toward Tehachapi summit in the early evening.