An east bound BNSF intermodal, that had switched to south bound just a few miles down the rails at Kern Junction, quickly picks up some speed climbing its way out of Bakersfield and the San Joaqui... (more)
IN 2006 the sun sets at Edison while a southbound BNSF stack train breezes towards Sandcut, CA on UPs Mojave sub.
A Straight Shot to BakersfieldA westbound Santa Fe intermodal train escapes from a stormy crossing of southern California's Tehachapi Mountains on March 8, 1992. Powered by SD45 53... (more)
Heatwaves rise off the radiators of the diesels on a southbound Union Pacific manifest is about to begin the hard work of crossing southern California's Tehachapi Mountains as it approaches the fi... (more)
A southbound Union Pacific manifest is about to begin the hard work of crossing southern California's Tehachapi Mountains as it enters the first curve since departing Bakersfield 15 miles earlier.... (more)
BNSF Railway train M-BARRIC1-05A rounds the curve at Sandcut, near Edison, CA, on November 6th, 2015. For the next 15 miles, it is a straight shot into Bakersfield, a relief for all the stress pu... (more)
The railroad heads out southeast out of Bakersfield for about 15 miles of tangent (straight) track, as trains begin their assault on the crossing of the Tehachapi Mountains. At Sandcut (named, su... (more)
CSXT 3176 south is at top track speed with a ZSTOWSP in tow as it passes through the outskirts of Bakersfield at Edison.
A single "Triclops" SD60M passes up the B NBYSBD4-12A near Sandcut, bound for Mojave with a work train. It will make a pickup in Caliente enroute to Mojave.
BNSF 5351 leads this Barstow to Bakersfield manifest through Edison.
BNSF 4018 leads a hotshot Z train passed Bena as it begins to descend into Bakersfield, CA.
The BNSF "monster grain" train stretches its legs passed Edison as it descends into Bakersfield, CA.
CREX 1338 south leads train H-PASBAR through Edison as it heads towards the Tehachapi Mountains
SSW 9374 meets SP 9224 at Edison....I'm standing above Samdcut to get the photo.
Passing one of the few remaining searchlights still standing on UP's Mojave Sub, Amtrak's detouring Northbound Starlight passes on it's way to a crew change at Bakersfield.