A BNSF intermodal highballs through the high desert east of Tehachapi. They received 2" of snow the previous night and there is still ample evidence at Noon.
A very long BNSF Z STOWSP8 22 demonstrates the engineering marvel of the Tehachapi Loop. The siding on the loop is named after SP Roadmaster W.A. Long.
BNSF Z STOWSP8 22 clears the snow line and exits the Cache Creek Canyon between Monolith & Warren, however looks can be deceiving and the dynamics are still working to hold back the train on the 2... (more)
The temperature is a balmy 35 degrees as BNSF Z STOWSP8 22 negotiates the horseshoe at Keene, but is warm enough to keep the snow higher in the mountains. You can see the rear of the train if you... (more)
The last brilliant rays of the setting sun highlight a westbound Z-train which is running "wrong main" through Kingman Canyon toward California on a beautiful late-summer's eve in the desert south... (more)
With the brand new signal bridge at the CN crossing in view, BNSF 5180 holds the BNSF main as UP 4152 takes the MMEEWX train down the CSX main on Broadway.
Eastbound stack train.