In the early hours of an absolutely perfect winter morning, BNSF 5875 and her string of empty grain cars continue on up the Tehachapi's and are seconds from entering tunnel 2.
Back in the days when borrowed/old power was seen more often on the hill. Nearing the end of it's journey across the mountain, this BNSF intermodal is rounding the sweeping curve at Cameron Canyon... (more)
Echoing GE locomotives, from a very long BNSF stack train, roar through the green hills of Tehachapi climbing the grade in early morning light, above the Tehachapi loop at Marcel. The upper elevat... (more)
During many attempts to capture the Milky way over the Tehachapi Loop this past summer, I came away with numerous images like this. A meet is taking place with a northbound slowing to a stop on th... (more)
One of the greenest seasons I've ever seen in the Tehachapi's was back in February 2016, after a ton of rainfall dropped on the mountain that January, and then in early February there was a lot of... (more)
A southbound BNSF flat car train of containers circles the horseshoe curve in Caliente in the mid-morning hours of a winter day.
Traversing through the golden foothills west of Bealville on a pleasant summer morning in the Tehachapi's.
Northbound BNSF manifest glinting through Woodford in the Tehachapi Mountains.
On an extremely hazy morning at Marcel, a BNSF stack train twists it's way south up through the reverse curves above Tunnel 10 and the Tehachapi Loop. The construction to link up Walong and Marcel... (more)
The rumble of a south bound BNSF stack train echoes off the walls around Tehachapi's tunnel district, in the early morning light of summer, while the train passes through tunnels 14, 15, 16 and 17... (more)
BNSF 6544 and her manifest approaches tunnel 9 in the late afternoon of a warm summer day.
A BNSF manifest glides down through the greenery of Allard, at the north end of Bealville siding, on this hazy afternoon in spring.
BNSF DPUs help bring their manifest slowly down the Tehachapi's in the mid morning of a spring day.
Summer morning light turns the Tehachapi's into instant gold when the sun peaks the hills in the east. Early mornings on Tehachapi are some of the best times to visit the mountain and it's easy to... (more)
7 big BNSF GE locomotives charge up grade, through Keene, CA, with their long intermodal being dragged behind and around the horseshoe curve on a spring afternoon.