In the early glinting hours of a perfect late spring morning in the lower Tehachapi hills, a north bound BNSF intermodal slowly drifts off the grade, through tunnel 1 and down into the Caliente va... (more)
Two south bound UP manifests are seen climbing the lower Tehachapi hills, one after the other, on a warm spring morning. The train above, navigating through the shadows, is approaching Bealville a... (more)
A south bound BNSF intermodal rumbles it’s way up and through the Caliente Canyons, west of Caliente, on a perfect, late spring morning in the lower Tehachapi Mountains. While a north bound interm... (more)
The DPUs of a south bound UP QRVWC manifest push their way toward Caliente in the bright and early hours of a perfect spring day in the Tehachapi's. The manifest's lead units can also be seen clim... (more)
The hotshot Willow Springs, IL to Stockton, CA intermodal train slowly eases into the horseshoe curve Caliente, along Tehachapi Pass. In the background, a BNSF manifest holds at the end of the dou... (more)
Tehachapi Pass is carpeted in the green of springtime on March 28, 2001, as a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight heads through Caliente, California. Behind warbonnet-clad Dash 9 No. 76... (more)
BNSF #7424 leads on this Westbound Intermodal train as it heads into Caliente early in the morning.
Southern Pacific SD40T-2 #8530 still wears the SPSF merger scheme as it leads a Westbound light helper set into Caliente. The consist includes a pair of former Missouri Pacific SD40's, now Paducah... (more)
SP SD70M 9822 with UP SD40-2 3646 and UP SD60M 6225 at Caliente, Tehachapi Creek, CA.
The smog from the basin has set in. As a Santa Fe train works it way up the mountain, toward Tehachapi.
Eastbound Santa Fe train Caliente
A unit train of cement cars hustles upgrade behind a pair of Union Pacific EMDs approaching Caliente, California while climbing Tehachapi Pass on February 27, 2016.
Santa Fe manifests meet at Caliente, CA, with the eastbound closer to us.
SP 8232 leads Rio Grande 3104 out of tunnel 3 on Tehachapi Pass.
On the morning of March 28, 2001, a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe stack train drops downgrade into Caliente, California, while crossing Tehachapi Pass. Caliente Bodfish Road meanders alon... (more)