The QRVWC grinds upgrade through Bealville under moonlight.
UP 5458 approaches the Tehachapi Loop on a cold, winter afternoon.
Early in the morning of Dec. 6th 2009 a section of auto-racks on BNSF's MRICBAR straight-lined at Rowen while pulling off the siding. Later in the day UP's MRVWC passes the down autoracks & Rowen ... (more)
Wrapped around the horseshoe curve at Bealville, the head end of a Union Pacific manifest emerges from behind a hill, as the rear portion of its train can be seen in the distance.
A heavy manifest works up the #2 main at Caliente, as the temperature begins to rise on a summer morning.
A heavy Union Pacific manifest slowly winds its way through Cable on a cold December morning.
Wonder which is lonelier, the airstrip or the railroad line?
Shortly after the passing of a winter rain storm, a Union Pacific manifest works upgrade past the spur track at Rowen.
A mix of EMD and GE power lead the QRVWC as it rolls down the #1 track at Warren. This heavy manifest also has an additional 3 units cut in as DPUs to assist this train over the steep grades of t... (more)
BNSF's "Rapid Responder" assists the S-CHIOIG which is stopped on the #2 track after tripping the hot box detector at MP 364, as Union Pacific's QRVWC rolls by on main #1 at Tehachapi Summit.
Having just passed through the crossover at Cable, UP 5308 leads the QRVWC, a Roseville to West Colton, manifest, as it struggles up the last few miles toward the summit at Tehachapi.
This heavy UP manifest is down to a crawl as works through Cable X-Over with 3 units on the point, and 2 DPUs on the rear.
A Union Pacific Manifest slows on the descent into Mojave Yard on the Mojave Subdivision. The train is made up of mostly Oregon lumber since the fall of the United States dollar has made Canadian... (more)
A heavy ‘Qtrain’ with 87 total cars bound for Colton approaches Harlem south of Soledad. This train took its time between Gilroy and Salinas.
A southbound QRVWC train takes the siding at Notarb, north of Fresno.