Freshly painted and rebuilt Santa Fe SDF40 No. 5264 leads an eastbound manifest at Cable Crossover. Santa Fe acquired the big EMD from Amtrak and converted it to a freight locomotive.
In heavy, bone-chilling fog, a Santa Fe eastbound with a U36C on the point makes its way up hill at Cable Crossover, a little west of the town of Tehachapi.
Near sunset, as an SP light helper waits just shy of the crossover on Track One, Santa Fe 2764 roars up the stiff grade with a heavy manifest in tow.
In extremely thick and frigid fog, the caboose of a Santa Fe westbound disappears with the rest of its train into the mist at Cable Crossover. The photographer is unsure if such thick fog is a com... (more)
Four big units, including GE U33C No. 8685, are cut into a big eastbound manifest fighting the heavy grade at Cable. On the westbound track a Santa Fe manifest glides downhill toward Bakersfield a... (more)
Southern Pacific "snoot" 8370 heads East as Santa Fe 5613 waits to head West at the Cable Crossover.
With diesel exhaust blasting skyward and the early morning sun at its back, SP 9210 East attacks the grade and curvature at Cable Crossover.
Santa Fe 5570 West meets an eastbound manifest at Cable Crossover.
With clouds darkening the horizon, Santa Fe 8730 East splits the trackside detectors just east of the crossover.
Early in the morning a heavy eastbound manifest rounds a corner at Cable Crossover with its power shooting exhaust skyward.
An eastbound SP manifest, led by new SD40T-2 8356, meets a westbound Santa Fe pig train at the Cable crossovers.
A six-unit helper roars uphill with a heavy eastbound manifest at Cable Crossover.
With a huge amount of horsepower, Santa Fe 5693 East storms upgrade at Cable Crossover.
SP 8591 West rolls past the crossovers at Cable as it descends the western slope of Tehachapi Pass.