Slowly battling the mountain grade of Tehachapi Pass, a monster Fresno, CA to Barstow, CA manifest snakes through the landscape at Rowen.
A BNSF north bound manifest drifts down the Tehachapi grade through the curves in the Rowen siding area. The rear DPUs at the bottom are rolling out of the west leg of the horseshoe curve in Keene... (more)
Three Tier IV GEVOs pull a heavy Fresno, CA to Barstow, CA manifest train through the curves between Rowen and Cliff as it climbs the 2% grade of Tehachapi Pass.
Running a number of hours late after being stuck behind a Metrolink train that unfortunately struck and killed a trespasser in the San Fernando Valley, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight c... (more)
Union Pacific #8936 leads the hot Westbound LATC to Lathrop Z-train over Tehachapi Creek at the East switch at Rowen.
Santa Fe #3407, a remanufactured GP39-2 (the ex-3644) leads an eight unit consist Westbound at the East switch at Rowen.
With threatening skies looming in the background, BNSF 6674 eases its northbound Q train downgrade over the 1908-built bridge and into Rowen as the length of its double stack consist can be seen s... (more)
A real bowling ball, BNSF 4218 leads a steel coil train down Tehachapi with 6,074 trailing tonnage spread over 2,847 Feet.
One of the Roseville to West Colton manifest battles two percent grade of Tehachapi Pass as the six ES44ACs move at a snail pace with 114 cars in tow.
A northbound Barstow, CA to Richmond, CA manifest crosses over the Rowen bridge with a KCS unit third in consist on a warm September afternoon.
Northbound tonnage lead by BNSF 6541 enters the siding at Rowen in the Tehachapi Mountains in the late afternoon.
BNSF 6648 north crosses over Tehachapi creek at Rowen in the late afternoon.
With the wail of the dynamic break fans echoing off the hills a Union Pacific West Colton to Roseville manifest slowly makes its decent of Tehachapi Pass between Rowen and Cliff.
Due to track work on the Coast Subdivision, Amtrak rerouted their northbound Coast Starlight through the Tehachapi Mountains. AMTK 201 and a Dash 8 numbered 503 leads today's Starlight over the br... (more)
Two loaded covered hoppers frame the northbound signal at Rowen as the train slowly descends Tehachapi Pass.