A BNSF auto rack train begins to snake its way up through the emerald coated Caliente canyon, splitting the tunnel 1/2 site, on a stormy winter afternoon that would produce traces of snow, falling... (more)
A long string of BNSF auto racks climb their way up and out of the San Joaquin valley and into the Tehachapi Mountains on a stormy afternoon at the south end of Ilmon. Bringing along with it is th... (more)
On a frosty, winter morning at the Tehachapi Loop, a BNSF manifest has it’s turn at the railroad landmark, climbing the grade toward the town of Tehachapi. A winter storm had quickly broke apart j... (more)
The Caliente Creek flows more like a river on this spring afternoon in February 2017 as a BNSF grain train rumbles south up beside the creek and is entering the north end of the Caliente Canyon. T... (more)
Early sunrise light hits the lead units of a south bound UP manifest rounding the curve entering the Allard Horseshoe.
Perched high above tunnel 5 in the lower Tehachapi mountains on a dry spring morning, the view is of a north bound BNSF intermodal, dropping down grade around the curve at the north end of Cliff s... (more)
It's a moonlit scene between tunnels 1 and 2, as a northbound BNSF auto rack train curves it's way down the Tehachapi foothills around midnight on a perfect spring night.
A meet between intermodals at Bena in late, sun-setting light, as a spring rainfall is seen in the distance over the San Joaquin Valley.
The sun shines through dense fog and down onto a BNSF intermodal charging up Tehachapi's western slope between tunnels 1 and 2.
Sitting nearly at the base of the Tehachapi grade, Caliente in its heyday was a busy spot on the railroad, today what's left is only a few houses and a general post office. The once 4 tracks that ... (more)
A south bound BNSF manifest climbs its way up and out of tunnel 2 and through the curves of the north end of Bealville siding in the early afternoon hours of a spring day.
The golden Tehachapi hills succumb to the epic rumble of a south bound auto rack train snaking its way through the curves in the Allard area.
Three brand new UP Tier 4’s and a Dash 9 bring their north bound manifest down the lower Tehachapi foothills and out of the Allard horseshoe in the early hours of a warm summer day. Evidence of a ... (more)
An earth worm, disguised as a BNSF train, drifts by a stopped baretable train and down through the curves west of Bealville, entering the Allard horseshoe.
UP manifest climbing the emerald hills of the Tehachapi foothills around Allard in late afternoon light.