BNSF 5173 and six other engines haul an eastbound manifest through Summit on the outskirts of downtown Tehachapi.
UP 5358 lugs the QRVWCB-08 eastbound through Cable.
SD45 9032 with companions coming out of the Tunnel below the Loop
Plenty of power to help with the climb up through the loop.
Signature shot at Monolith.
Accelerating through Tehachapi at dusk after conquering the (worst parts of the) hill.
A UP eastbound manifest passes the cement plant at Monolith.
With three GEs on the point and two more bringing up the rear, all working hard to keep it's battle with gravity in check, a Roseville bound manifest negotiates the most famous portion of rail on ... (more)
The last train I saw on the last morning before heading home to Australia was the most impressive. Eight units on the head end including Norfolk Southern, Canadian Pacific, Warbonnet and a GP60M f... (more)
Two Union Pacific SD90MAC-H's (the true 6000hp version) going up Tehachapi Loop, California October 06, 2001.
The QRVWCB 28 emerges out of Tunnel 10 at into Marcel.
The "Oil Cans" (BKDOU, Bakersfield to Dolores CA unit train) passes up a heavy lumber drag at Cable, a few miles west of the town of Tehachapi. Head end power is an SD40T-2 and five fla... (more)
Brand new CREX 1403 along with a CP make for a great lashup on this southbound Z as it races through the Tehachapi valley near Monolith.
A Barstow to Bakersfield manifest proceeds downgrade through the Tehachapi loop on a warm July morning.