UP 1995 reaches Tehachapi Summit with the ILBOA in tow.
SP9817 exits Tunnel 10 with its train of Road-Railers.
After stopping at Tehachapi Summit, the head-end power for the BKDOU, also known as the Oil Cans, has cut off from its train and is in the process of picking up the 8822 in the helper spur. When ... (more)
A BNSF mixed freight continues upgrade at Tehachapi Loop, about to cross over itself. The train was on the lowest level of tracks in the picture going away from the photographer, passed left to r... (more)
A BNSF stack grinds upgrade around the loop at Tehachapi. This was my first visit to the pass and I must admit it lives up its reputation.
Now that the mid-train helper set has been cut out, SP 9355 East has stopped after backing down to re-connect to the back half of its train while a westbound Santa Fe intermodal races by. The hel... (more)
UP5767 is almost to the summit of the Tehachapi as it blasts thru Cable....
The DPU on a UP stack train ascending to Tehachapi snakes through the curves at Marcel.
BNSF grain train G EDIGUC9 31 passes the endangered ABS signals at Monolith on it's way to feed the cows in Guernsey, CA.
A southbound BNSF intermodal train winds around a horseshoe curve at Keene, CA on a weather/picture perfect day in May. The Chavez Center is in the middle of the horseshoe.
No haze, no clouds, ... (more)
The conductor of SP 2704 is about to throw the switch so the SD7 and her mates can cross over from the east- to the westbound main and return to Bakersfield after helping a manifest up the hill to... (more)
End of train at the Loop
BNSF 6977 passes under the the canteliver signal bridge in downtown Tehachapi.
UP's Northbound ZLCLT passes a ballast train tied down in the Summit siding.