SP 9235 leads the West Colton-Eugene OR manifest downhill at the famous Tehachapi Loop in the late afternoon sunshine in 1979. Yes, back in the day when you could camp out on the hills next to the... (more)
SP 9029 leads a 4 unit helper set which includes UP 3448, SP 9354 and SP 8515 downhill at the Tehachapi Loop Walong siding.
A Perfect Railroad Sunset - An eastbound manifest, led by UP 7180, crawls to a stop just before tackling the world famous, Tehachapi Pass. All rail traffic was halted along the entire pass due to ... (more)
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 8300 leads an eastbound freight past the depot in Tehachapi, California – at milepost 360.5, just 1.9 miles from the summit of the SP’s crossing of the Tehachapi Mountains... (more)
BNSF No.5526 pulls the Tehachapi Summit with it's string of Auto Racks. The snow is melting away rapidly in these lower latitudes. Fun while it lasts.
Reaching the Snow Level as it approaches Tehachapi, Union Pacific No.7493 pulls a manifest up through Cable Block.
Eastbound BNSF No. 7954 lifts a stack up the west slope of the Tehachapi Mountains through Cable to the Summit in Tehachapi. A dusting of snow has fallen overnight on the Union Pacific Mojave Sub.
Eastbound Union Pacific No. 7926 pulls Auto Racks up the west slope of the Tehachapi Mountains through tunnel 10 to the Summit in Tehachapi. A dusting of snow has fallen overnight on the Union Pac... (more)
BNSF No.5526 pulls Auto Racks eastbound up the west slope of the Tehachapi Mountains to the Summit in Tehachapi. A dusting of snow has fallen overnight on the Union Pacific Mojave Sub.
BNSF No.7542 with a westbound Grainer rolls through Monolith in Tehachapi after an overnight dusting of snow on the Union Pacific Mojave Sub.
A new UP rebuild leads this southbound MPWWC thru Tehachapi on a cold and windy morning.
SP SD45T-2 9340, SP SD45T-2R 6821, SSW SD45T-2 9287, ex Milw.Rd SD40-2 142 and SSW SD45T-2 9375 heading north near the Town of Tehachapi, California.
A BNSF freight train makes its way round the Tehachapi Loop.
I'm told the smokey haze in the background was from wild fires.
BNSF 3981 and BNSF 4201 highballing through Summit, CA
SP 8236 and SP 8249 are part of five units up front as they thunder past with the eastbound Southern Pacific Oil Can train. In the distance, a Santa Fe intermodal is approaching. By the time the ... (more)