Union Pacific's westbound ZLCLT hustles into Mojave, CA aiming its momentum at the eastern slope of the Tehachapi grade. Waiting for the hotshot Z to clear sits a westbound BNSF grain train, await... (more)
BNSF 3839 leads a southbound down into Mojave just after sunrise.
Not long after the passing of UP's Brooklyn Z train, the southbound MFRWC follows with 3 tier4's in charge.
UP's hot ZBRLC drops out of the Tehachapi Mountains north of Mojave.
Racing for South Mojave….marching across the desert towards Mojave for the assault on the eastern slope of the Tehachapi grade, UP's 'class' ET45AH #2570 brings up the rear of the westbound MWCRVC... (more)
UP's ZBRLC nears Mojave after a early morning run over the Tehachapi Mountains with 2605 leading.
A trio of EMD SD70Ms pull the grade east out of Mojave on UP's Creal branch with loads of coal bound for the Cal-Portland Cement company. The Creal branch (also known as the Oak Creek Industry lea... (more)
In the glow of late afternoon sunlight a mix of screaming 'horses' and whinning dynamics highlight railroading in the Tehachapi's as a pair of 'Roseville' trains take center stage near MP 377.
An eastbound BNSF manifest freight passes under the now gone signal bridge just west of Mojave, California, at the foot of Tehachapi Pass on March 14, 2005. Brand-new BNSF ES44DC No. 7658 is one... (more)
Late evening just north of Mojave, finds the UP daily ZLTLC drifting into town as it leaves Tehachapi Pass behind.
Early morning just north of Mojave finds one of BNSF's newer trains to the Mountain descending the grade out of the Tehachapi's. This unit oil train was unloaded at the new Levee facility west of ... (more)
Running under the no longer seen former Southern Pacific signal, BNSF 6536 brings the power of the Z STOWSP-6 under the signals. These signals were torn down 24 hours later
A BNSF train lights up the signal in Mojave with clear skies above.
UP's ZBRLC passes a set of local power as it slows and will be setting out a car here.