A BNSF manifest blasts out of Tunnel 10 at the top end of the Tehachapi Loop.
ATSF 508 East has its train streched around the Tehachapi Loop as it heads eastbound through Walong.
A NB SP manifest exits Tunnel 9 under Tehachapi Loop lead by two brand new, sequentially numbered, and spotless Southern Pacific SD70M’s . An old SD45 trails as the third unit. SP 9806 is the seco... (more)
I always like to find a different view or angle from popular places. This one I found this past year as a Southbound UP travels through the loop.
Wish I'd had my recorder with me, too. Ah, the sweet sounds of three units at Run 8!
Four SD45/45-2s grind uphill around the top of Tehachapi loop with an eastbound sulphur train.
Brand-spankin' new, first trip over Tehachapi, in 1992. They sure looked good then!
An eastbound manifest led by F45 5939 roars up the approach to tunnel 9 and the Loop.
An eastbound pig train circles the Loop.
As seen from a hill above the Loop, an eastbound in tunnel 9 lights up the rails beyond it including the siding switch, and its headlight is just now visible exiting the tunnel portal.
A quartet of red and silver B-Bs attacks the steep grade of the Loop approach while trucks deal with the even steeper grade of Highway 58 in the distance.
The second section of today's 971 train blasts out of tunnel 9.
A consist of several EMDs blasts out of tunnel 9 as it battles the grade at the Loop.
A set of light helpers enters the cut below the Loop.
Having just emerged from Tunnel 10, Union Pacific Dash 9-44CW 9585 (ex-SP 8121) holds the main as train KLCSE-08 passes through the east end of Walong, also known as the "Tehachapi Loop." The rea... (more)