The "Loop" in all its majesty. This eastbound SP drag bound for Colton Yard was typical for the time---a gaggle of locomotives on the front, a big mid-train helper, and possible another couple of ... (more)
A westbound Santa Fe intermodal freight eases around Tehachapi Loop behind a quartet of "blues."
BNSF's Fresno to Chicago intermodal rounds the Tehachapi Loop at Walong with a pair of CSX units. A Northbound stack train can be seen in the distance in the siding at Woodford waiting on more Sou... (more)
As the front of the train goes into a tunnel, the end of it comes out. Standing ontop of tunnel 10, one can get a really awesome perspective of the Loop in it's magnificence.
A coil train with a Warbonnet on the point descends the loop.
Southbound (East) manifest freight grinds through Burtons Curve having just exited Tunnel 10.
A short northbound intermodal with two KCS Southern Belle units glides out of Tunnel 10 and starts into the loop. The dispatcher choreographed the meet between this train and the UP manifest in th... (more)
A loaded northbound unit coal train glides around the Loop with a pair of warbonnets, one on the front and the other on the rear.
A Santa Fe Warbonnet units leads a steel coil train out of Tunnel 9 on the Tehachapi loop. This paint scheme is becoming quite rare.
One of the endless parade of trains that went through the Loop our first full day of railfanning Tehachapi. You couldn't have scripted a better morning! Here a southbound intermodal climbs the loo... (more)
A Northbound coil train heads downhill through Tehachapi with a nice warbonnet on the point.
An A-A-B-B set of warbonnets hauls an eastbound piggyback train up the approach to the Loop.
Through the Loop, south/west bound toward Tehachapi and the Mojave Desert.
Merger mixture of power
SP's SD45T-2 just before the underpass of the loop