Nearing Bakersfield, a northbound Amtrak special bound for Modesto and ultimately Sacramento glides through Sandcut on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision.
Just after sunrise, UP 2641 holds just south of Tehachapi as it waits on traffic ahead to clear.
About to enter Tunnel 2 on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision, a short Amtrak business special with the "Phase I" Heritage P42DC as sole power heads north across the Tehachapi mountains toward Bak... (more)
3 tier4's lead UP's Fresno to West Colton train near the hwy 58 overpass as it races across the Tehachapi Valley.
BNSF's Northbound loaded cottonseed train races comes to a stop with traffic stopped ahead for a series of Southbounds.
BNSF train HBARPAS digs in on the stiff grade out of Mojave as it works up the east slope of Tehachapi pass late in the evening with a colorful lashup.
UP 2613 leads the southbound ZBRLC down Cajon at Canyon on the Mojave Sub.
UP's 'Brooklyn' Z drops down Cajon on the Palmdale Cutoff at Canyon.
2 UP EMD's hustle a short empty rail train up the Palmdale Cutoff at Canyon on the Mojave Sub.
UP Tier4 2623 leads a southbound Q train down the Palmdale Cutoff above Blue Cut.
UP 2660 north works up the Palmdale Cutoff above Blue Cut as it climbs Cajon Pass.
BNSF 3839 leads a southbound down into Mojave just after sunrise.
BNSF's Stockton to Chicago Q train passes through the Caliente horseshoe as it heads up Tehachapi Pass.
Heading up the east slope of Tehachapi Pass between Warren and Cameron, BNSF's Barstow to Vancouver WA manifest works up grade through Cache Creek.
Not long after the passing of UP's Brooklyn Z train, the southbound MFRWC follows with 3 tier4's in charge.