DPUs on a south bound UP manifest push through the Caliente Canyon, by a north bound UP manifest, and into the town of Caliente on a perfect spring afternoon.
A Santa Fe 991 train thunders out of the Caliente Creek Narrows with a long string of pigs bound for Chicago.
A southbound Union Pacific vehicle train curves out of Tunnel 1 above Caliente, California, while climbing the grades of Tehachapi Pass on February 27, 2016.
BNSF 6945 exits the short tunnel two as it rolls downgrade toward Caliente and Bakersfield.
As an eastbound Southern Pacific manifest trains crawls uphill towards Caliente, Cotton Belt 7266 is running long hood forward back to Bakersfield after helping a train up Tehachapi Pass.
Having just passed through the first of many tunnels, Amtrak 11 climbs out of Caliente and toward Tunnel 2 as it detours over Tehachapi.
In the midst of a hazy morning in the lower Tehachapi hills, a north bound BNSF intermodal drifts its way down the extremely saturated landscape, around the horseshoe curve through tunnel 2, and i... (more)
Within the hazy depths of the Caliente Canyon, a south bound BNSF intermodal, with a borrowed UP unit, echoes it’s way through the rocky hill sides and is minutes from entering the town of Calient... (more)
SP 9346 slowly leads SP 7500 west as the trail end of the train goes around the Caliente Curve. Soon the train will be speeding downhill towards Bakersfield. The cows, well, they don't seem to b... (more)
SP and B&O private cars bring up the rear of a detouring Amtrak 11 as they enter Tunnel 2 on Tehachapi Pass.
The southbound Coast Starlight detours on Tehachapi Pass as they wind upgrade between Caliente and Bealville. The Starlights are detouring due to a 3+ day work window in Van Nuys on Metrolink.
UP's IBRLA leaves Caliente after a meet with a Northbound BNSF Z train.
BNSF 4072 climbs between tunnel #1 and 2 near Caliente, CA.
A north bound BNSF intermodal glints in the morning light as it exits Caliente and approaches the Caliente canyon on a perfect spring morning. Up the mountain at Cliff, a south bound UP manifest c... (more)