One from the great spring of 2016 in the Tehachapi foothills. As rain clouds continue to gather and retreat at the same time above Caliente, Tehachapi rail traffic continues to move along nicely w... (more)
Motion blur of a DPU.
On a pleasantly cool summer morning, east of Rocklin, CA at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, an east bound Union Pacific intermodal begins it’s climb up the number 2 track, blasting out of... (more)
After traveling most of their trip in darkness, the crew on this UP intermodal from LA quickly round their final curve off the west slope of the Tehachapi’s, at Sandcut, during the early hours of ... (more)
Clinging to the side of Cliff, the slow progress of a West Colton bound manifest can be seen climbing the grade of Tehachapi in the very early hours of a perfect spring morning. The UP train on th... (more)
Spring finally arrived in the Tehachapi foothills with big fluffy white clouds drifting through the sky, casting shadows on the green landscape. The DPU of a south bound UP intermodal slowly pushe... (more)
On a cold, breezy morning in the Tehachapi's, a few minutes before sunrise, a short UP manifest tackles the grade at Keene and is rounding the horseshoe curve.
Descending the grade at Emigrant Gap on a freshly fallen snow morning and approaching the start of double track for the rest of the trip down into Roseville.
A UP intermodal from the shipping port of Brooklyn, Oregon curves it's way up through Allard and into the horseshoe in the very early moments of sunlight on this perfect spring morning.
In the early hours of a Tehachapi spring morning, the UP QRVWC rounds the Caliente horseshoe curve while the first rays of light freshly paint the valley scene below.
Under a misty sky, a southbound UP auto rack train breaks the silence as it sounds for the crossing in Bealville on a late winter afternoon.
Early morning sun lights the hills of the western Tehachapi's while trains continue to navigate up and down the ridges. A UP manifest bound for Roseville, CA's J.R. Davis classification yard, poke... (more)