BNSF 3877 leads the southbound ZNBYWSP as it nears Illmon on the Mojave Sub.
The MPDWC with CP 9813 works south between Bena and Illmon.
BNSF 6887 along with a pair of CSXT units lead a northbound stack train between Illmon and Bena.
UP 2612 leads a MWCRV at Illmon on a warm evening in the Tehachapi Mountains.
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UP 8140 is the rear DPU on this loaded ABESPX auto train as it crosses Caliente creek at Illmon.
Racing along level track between Bena and Illmon, BNSF 8185 will soon be working hard up Tehachapi Pass.
After adding a SD40-2 to the head end at Bakersfield, BNSF 6667 south with a colorful power assortment leads the H-PASBAR between Bena and Illmon as it works up Tehachapi Pass.
Racing north between Illmon and Bena, KCS 4807 leads this BNSF unit steel train through the Tehachapi's in the late afternoon.
Power short BNSF is clearly shown here as 2 CREX leasers lead this Pasco to Barstow freight through Illmon.
Racing through Illmon, CREX 1214 south heads into the Tehachapi's with a intermodal move in tow.
This northbound general freight is just about finished with it's journey through the Tehachapi Mountains as it picks up speed between Illmon and Bena.
Passing through Illmon in the late evening, UP 7437 North leads the ZLCLT out of the Tehachapi Mountains and will race to Bakersfield for a crew change.
BNSF 6518 south races through Illmon with a QRICALT in tow.
4 units lead a southbound BNSF intermodal at Illmon as it begins its journey through the Tehachapi Mountains.