An eastbound freight waits at the end of double track in Caliente for 525 West to clear before proceeding up the mountain.
On a beautiful spring day in the Tehachapis in 1991, Cotton Belt 9703 East rounds a curve at Caliente and begins the hard climb to tunnel 2 and Bealville.
SP 9752 East enters Caliente early on a summer's morning, literally following the sunlight up the rails as the sun comes up over the mountains.
BNSF755, BNSF4715, BNSF729, BNSF670 drop down to Caliente with northbound intermodal, 09.50Hrs
SF6726, BN6787, BN7828 await a line up at Caliente, southbound baretable train. 09.56Hrs
Pass at Caliente CA. BNSF5207, BNSF4959, SF928, BNSF4538, BNSF5614, BNSF4040 head south with the wine train, while BNSF4881, BNSF553, BNSF4175 head north on manifest. 16.34Hrs
FURX 7886 leads 2 ex-BN SD40-2's and a MRL SD45 with a northbound BNSF manifest.
with BNSF 1030, 658, 4654, 6366, 6339
with BNSF 4554, 6948, 8622