Both trains have 2 vans (caboose's to most of us) as a westbound intermodal train meets the local at Warren, Ontario in May of 1988. The local would terminate at North Bay on this beautiful day.
CP 4240 is waiting in the Warren, Ontario siding for a westbound to pass before continuing its local journey from Sudbury to North Bay.
Its journey over the rugged and formidable Tehachapi grade nearly at an end BNSF's eastbound Z STOWSP drifts down grade at Warren, emerging from the Cache Creek narrows and conforming to the final... (more)
A BNSF westbound manifest storms up the 2.3% grade at Warren, CA. This is a a transition area from the hot Mojave desert to the Tehachapi Pass. This pass separates the Tehachapi Mountains from th... (more)
Pulling the stiff grade up the eastern slope of the Tehachapi range, Union Pacific's westbound MWCRVC enters the Cache Creek narrows, leaving behind the Mojave Desert. After crossing Cache Creek b... (more)
Climbing out of the Mojave Desert and into the Tehachapi's two new ET45AHs, UP 2571 and 2584, bookend a pair of 8000s as the MWCRVB climbs the grade at Warren. Soon the Mojave Subdivision will cro... (more)
Emerging from the confines of the Cache Creek narrows UP's eastbound QRVWC carefully slips down the eastern slope of the Tehachapi grade. On the point are three new Union Pacific 2600 series (2610... (more)
Lingering storm clouds lay atop the Tehachapi range as a trio of new Union Pacific ET45AHs hold back eastbound tonnage as it leaves the mountains for the crossing of the vast Mojave Desert.
With the Tehachapi's locked in under a thick layer of cloud cover 19 copies of Union Pacific's first class varnish emerge into the warm afternoon sunlight at Warren, located on the eastern slope o... (more)
While hiking along the undulating ridge line high above the railroad and highway below, we met an eastbound rack repo from Richmond. It sure was a beautiful sight to take in from this elevation.
A BNSF vehicle train drifts downgrade as it heads east near Warren.
Heading into Mojave under the old SP signal gantry.
Out of the mountains and into the desert, an interesting selection of locos drop down the grade into Mojave.
A Screamin' Eagle in Espee country. Sharply dressed in two tones of blue representing the Missouri Pacific railroad UP 1982 hums up the eastern slope of the Tehachapi Pass at Warren, located north... (more)
Dropping into the high desert near Mojave, UP 8099 and two other recently delivered ES45AH's power a southbound manifest through the Warren area on the eastern end of Tehachapi Pass.