The engineer of H-BARPAS now fires up the more than 28,000HP he has to move this train, as BNSF 4483 blasts out of Caliente and the Tehachapi Mountains. This train will now pick up speed before en... (more)
UP's ZLCBR drops downgrade from tunnel #1 in the early morning and will soon be passing through the Horseshoe curve at Caliente.
On a hot summer day in 1974, an SP westbound descends the steep grade between Bealville and Caliente.
The town of Caliente is situated in a very remarkable horseshoe curve on the relentless climb of Tehachapi Pass in California. Four Santa Fe GE Dash 8-40CWs pull a long intermodal train eastbound ... (more)
BNSF 4335 leads a southbound manifest through the tight arc at Caliente as the assault upon Tehachapi Pass begins.
A three-unit helper pushes hard to assist a long Santa Fe eastbound around the 10-degree curve at Caliente.
SP's Oil Cans make their way through the tight 10-degree curve at Caliente.
UP 8655 leads this Portland, OR to Yermo, CA military train around the horseshoe curve of Caliente. Thank you to ALL of our troops that have served this great country!
A train dropping down grade in the distance will soon be meeting BNSF 7211 which waits patiently in the siding at Caliente California.
What looks to be a westbound intermodal train detoured from the Coast Line to the Valley Line makes its way down the severe reverse curves at Caliente.
UP 8362 leads a QRVWC past the south switch at Caliente. The searchlights are soon to fall here, along with others that already have on the Tehachapi Pass route.
Though near the bottom of the grade, BNSF Z STOWSP6 06 is climbing one of the steepest areas of the pass through the aptly named Narrows, also nicknamed the Bermuda Triangle by crews for it's lack... (more)
After waiting for a northbound to descend from Bealville, a southbound empty coil train with a blue/yellow Santa Fe unit starts its assault on Tehachapi.
The dynamic brakes are whining to hold this long stack train to the posted speed as it drops towards the horseshoe curve at caliente