The orange glow of the setting sun fills the evening sky, as the combined effort of GE and EMD power lift the M-STOBAR up the 1% grade at Sandcut.
Amtrak's detouring Coast Starlight passes under the signal bridge at MP 377 as it decends toward Mojave.
A Roseville bound manifest blasts by the SP style target signal at MP 366.6 just south of Monolith, on Union Pacific's Mojave Sub.
A BNSF northbound rolls down hill from Bealville and into tunnel 2.
3 SD70M’s lead a UP train through Caliente, while a southbound BNSF train waits its turn to climb up the mountain and through the Tehachapi Loop.
Detouring northbound Coast Starlight.
Northbound doublestack making its round at the Tehachapi Loop.
A southbound BNSF train works upgrade from Caliente.
Southbound detouring Coast Starlight speeds past a stopped double stack.
We are about to enter Tunnel 9 at the famous Tehachapi Loop on the detouring Coast Starlight. From Lounge Cafe 33020.
The detouring northbound Coast Starlight passing through Bealville.
Stack cars pass from the darkness into the light of a waiting Union Pacific manifest, during a cool autumn night in Caliente.
During the last few minutes of sunlight a BNSF "Z-train" crests over the summit at Tehachapi under cloudy skies.
After having met its southbound counterpart at Marcel, Amtrak's northbound detouring Coast Starlight passes over the Tehachapi Creek, just south of Woodford.