9361 leads SD40T-2s 8586,8559 and SD50 D&RGW 5513 towards Tunnel 2.
On a beautiful autumn afternoon a BNSF train climbs towards tunnel 2, and past the box cars which were involved in a string-line derailment earlier in the year.
An uphill BNSF train passes the 12 derailed boxcars just before tunnel 2 in the Tehachapi Mountains. A few telegraph poles were brought down too, unfortunately.
BNSF Tanker train heads up Tehachapi Pass
Amtrak No. 11 the southbound Coast Starlight Detours off the Coast Route at Oakland and runs over Altamont pass, and down the Fresno Sub to Tehachapi and on to Los Angeles due to Tunnel work being... (more)
SP 4449 and UP 8444 are racing each other up Cajon Pass at Tunnel #2. The SP 4449 would stop just around the curve due to an overheated bearing, ending what was one of the best races up Cajon Pas... (more)
A BNSF stack train blasts uphill near tunnel 2 in Tehachapi.
Copper Basin Railway’s loaded ore train OT-1 pops out of Tunnel 2 at Ray Junction, Arizona, on April 21, 2017.
Under a partially lit Milky Way above, the slow progress of a BNSF intermodal working south up from Tunnel 1 to Bealville is seen in this 14 minute exposure. The train works up through tunnel 2, a... (more)
A trio of SD70Ms guide an intermodal train through the curves above tunnel 2.
A southbound BNSF Z, Stacks and UPS trailers, charges uphill towards Tunnel 2 after being delayed by a manifest with a engine that died at the tunnel. The engineer, after several tries, able to re... (more)
Exiting tunnel 2, of Tehachapi Pass, and into a pocket of sunlight on this perfect spring afternoon.
A long UP freight rolls downhill through Tunnel 2 with the rear of the train stretched back to Allard.
BNSF headed uphill at Tunnel 2. The hills were still very brown in November.
Union Pacific freight at Tunnel 2, the hills are green but all the surfaces facing the sun turn brown pretty fast!