A SD60M leads its Q-train through the many reverse curves at Marcel, as it works toward the summit at Tehachapi.
A unit coal train descends over the second crossing of the Tehachapi Creek, just south of Rowen.
As the hills begin to turn golden brown in the Tehachapis, a Union Pacific manifest with UP 1996 as a trailing unit, negotiates the horseshoe curve at Caliente.
The Lehigh Cement Plant towers over a UP SD70ACe as it switches cuts of cement hoppers at Monolith.
An ES44DC leads the M-BARRIC as it crosses over the Tehachapi Creek at the south end of Rowen.
BNSF 7793 South climbs up through the Caliente Creek Narrows with its high priority manifest bound for Barstow.
UP 5371 South rounds the curve as it approaches Tunnel #1 at Caliente.
With the conductor on the front porch of the lead locomotive, this Richmond bound manifest rounds the curve at Warren, as its works up the No. 2 track toward Tehachapi.
The S-FTMOIG, a stack train bound for the Oakland International Gateway, is rolling down past the north switch at Cliff, about to enter Tunnel 5.
Two C44-9Ws and a Norfolk Southern SD70M bring their train out of Tunnel 1 and down the hill toward Caliente.
With the Lehigh Cement plant in the distance, this high priority z-train begins its downhill run to Mojave.
The H-EVEBAR9-03A, a Everett, WA to Barstow, CA high priority manifest, works upgrade through Caliente.
A GEVO leads its manifest train around the curve just south of Tunnel 10.
Ex. Apalachicola Northern SW9 #711 switches cars for its current owner Progress Rail Services, at the Mojave Airport.
The day is almost over for this BNSF crew as the sun sets over Bakersfield, while a UP manifest gets underway in the distance, after a crew change.