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)
A UP intermodal from the shipping port of Brooklyn, Oregon curves it's way up through Allard and into the horseshoe in the very early moments of sunlight on this perfect spring morning.
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.
A BNSF intermodal stretches out between tunnel's 1 and 2 while the lead units exit tunnel 1 and are approaching Caliente out of frame to the left.
A BNSF intermodal rounds the horseshoe curve in Caliente and is approaching the opening to the short canyon below.
Glinting in the rising sun of a very warm summer morning while descending down the hill at Cliff. The white containers of this BNSF intermodal navigate their way toward the San Joaquin Valley wher... (more)
A northbound BNSF intermodal glides into Caliente, CA.
The natural light from the starry sky lights up the iconic landmark in Californian railroading. A BNSF northbound is seen painting out the right of way while descending down the mountain and the T... (more)
Slithering it's way down and out of the tight confines west of Caliente, CA in a hot summer afternoon light.
On a warm summer morning, UP 7097 and her Fresno manifest climb the western slope of the Tehachapi's and out of the loop on their way south toward Los Angeles.
A BNSF stack train curves it's way north through Allard and down the Tehachapi Mountains on this wet spring afternoon.
BNSF auto racks climb south up the Tehachapi's in the darkness of cloud shadows.
Chugging up grade on a warm summer afternoon and exiting tunnel 1 while the rear portion of this BNSF intermodal stretches down into Caliente.
A BNSF stack train exits tunnel 10, on a summer morning a few years back when the construction of the double tracking was in progress around tunnel 10 above the Tehachapi Loop.
A UP manifest loaded down with pacific northwest lumber charges up grade through Bealville with all three locomotives pointing forward in elephant style.