An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal negotiates the Loop.
Having just crossed over itself, a BNSF Railway grain empties circumnavigates the famed Tehachapi Loop on its way from Fresno, California, to Hastings, Nebraska, on November 8, 2008. The power on ... (more)
Northbound doublestack making its round at the Tehachapi Loop.
The last of the day’s sunlight shines on a northbound as it exits tunnel 9.
We are about to enter Tunnel 9 at the famous Tehachapi Loop on the detouring Coast Starlight. From Lounge Cafe 33020.
A BNSF Railway grain empties crosses over itself as it traverses the famed Tehachapi Loop on its way from Fresno, California, to Hastings, Nebraska, on November 8, 2008. The rear of train X-FRSHA... (more)
A Union Pacific Officer's Special bound for Las Vegas, emerges from Tunnel 10, just south of the siding at Walong.
Light engines headed for Barstow swing the curve before entering Tehachapi Loop.
A "windmill" train rolls up the loop. At the time of day this was the only possible spot to get any type of interesting photo. I tried.
Southern Pacific 4302, seen here leading a westbound around the famed Tehachapi Loop, is an SD9E, upgraded from SD9 3908 (originally 5430) - although, as noted by author Joe Strapac, the official ... (more)
A BNSF northbound and UP southbound meet at Walong.
The head end of a short double stack train appears out of the tunnel and takes the siding at Walong to meet several northbounds.
BNSF 7409 leads an interesting consist around the loop. Included is BNSF 2953 (ex-ATSF GP39-2), TFM 1622 (SD70MAC) and KCS 2912 (GP40-2LW). In the distance a UP southbound at Rowen can be seen m... (more)
Four units drag a seemingly endless string of trailers upgrade through Tehachapi Loop.
The standard 5 unit set of 6 axles are pulling hard as they lead the SB Oil Cans over the Tehachapi Loop. The second unit is SP SD45T-2R #6815 followed by a VMV lessor and 2 more SP's.