Curving to the north once more after traveling south upon exciting Tunnel 2, the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Blue Unit circus train eases downgrade and into the town of Caliente on a hot sum... (more)
On February 27, 2016, a southbound Union Pacific vehicle train curves out of Tunnel 1 above Caliente, California, while climbing the grades of a spring-green Tehachapi Pass.
A trio of UP ES44ACs bring a northbound Z train into Caliente on the Mojave Sub.
BNSF ES44C4 4231 and CREX ES44AC 1209 idle on the tailend of BNSF's H MODBAR waiting for a northbound to show up before assisting the train over Tehachapi Pass.
UP ES44AC 5481 brings up the rear of a long Roseville, CA bound manifest which has just reached the bottom of Tehachapi Pass.
A nice looking BNSF Tier 3 credit unit and a CREX leaser bring up the rear of the MODBAR, slowing for a meet up ahead at Caliente.
BNSF C44-9W 4188 leads a heavy, loaded crude oil train north on track 2 at Caliente passing a stopped southbound.
BNSF's Stockton-Barstow manifest begins the climb out of Caliente, observing trackage rights over UP's Mojave Sub. The train can be seen in the background winding around a sharp horseshoe curve.
A clean UP SD70ACe has the point of a southbound UP vehicle train, just about to begin the climb over Tehachapi Pass.
One of Santa Fe's ubiquitous cupola cabooses brings up the rear and of an eastbound at tunnel 2.
A southbound manifest ropes towards Tunnel One. The train is long and heavy requiring 3 mid-train swing helpers for the climb over the Tehachapi Pass.
Big MAC Attack! Two 6000 Horsepower SD90MAC-H locomotives drag a lumber laden manifest upgrade at Bealville.