Rounding the horseshoe curve at the northern end of the Cliff siding, Amtrak 14, the northbound Coast Starlight, prepares to enter Tunnel 5 during its decent of Tehachapi Pass. To the left and off... (more)
With the relatively slow speeds of Tehachapi behind it, Amtrak 14, the San Joaquin Starlight, highballs the original Southern Pacific depot in Bakersfield for a race up the heart of the Central Va... (more)
With it's journey over Tehachapi almost complete, Amtrak 14 leans into the curve at Sandcut as it climbs onto the floor of the San Joaquin Valley while passing a row of original railroad code line... (more)
With the engineer and pilot giving a wave from the cab following their journey over the world famous Tehachapi Loop, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight drops downgrade in Woodford as it crosses t... (more)
Just north of Mojave, the speed of this HBARRIC has already dropped by half as it tackles the steep grade on the east side of Tehachapi Pass, with the help of KCS 4102 shoving on the rear.
Early afternoon at Monolith on UP's Mojave Sub finds BNSF 7199 N leading the QCHISTO with a KCS unit 3rd out.
UP SD59MX 9902 leads the Mojave Flyer, as it begins it's trip to West Colton.
A loaded UP grain train bound for Stockton, heads downgrade at Cable in the late afternoon.
A clean UP ES44AH leads a fast moving MWCRV at Cameron Road in the early afternoon.
BNSF 4239 leads the HBAKBAR into Mojave as the rear DPU's on a northbound UP MWCRVC can be seen in the distance.
The Trona to Long Beach loaded potash unit train awaits a crew at Mojave with a clean NLR repaint on the point.
BNSF's southbound unit steal train heads out of the Tehachapi mountains at Warren as it nears Mojave.
BNSF's Barstow to Richmond manifest passes through Mojave with KCS 4102 bringing up the rear as it passes a pair of UP units in the Mojave Yard.
Shoving on the rear of a northbound MWCRV at Canyon, UP 5306, a recent NLR repaint brings up the rear as the train heads north up Cajon Pass.