The Loop never gets old.
A southbound BNSF stack train works uphill as it traverses the famous Tehachapi Loop at Walong, California. Three GE locomotives power the head end of the train while two more GEs in DP (distribut... (more)
A BNSF intermodal train was climbing south traversing famous Tehachapi Loop at Walong, CA along UP's Mojave Sub.
With plenty of jets leaving contrails in the sky overhead, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train climbs Tehachapi Loop at Walong, California, on March 8, 2001. The rear of the huge train... (more)
The helper of a long eastbound Santa Fe pig train crosses Tehachapi Creek as it approaches the Loop from below. This is the 5th crossing of Tehachapi Creek. The tiny creek is running now, but will... (more)
SP 5316 East blasts out of tunnel 9 onto the Loop as it battles the tortuous grade. Although SP had only 26 SD39s, they were a main player on Tehachapi and Cajon in the late 60s and throughout the... (more)
A Santa Fe 991 train swings off the 5th crossing of Tehachapi Creek and heads into a deep cut below the Loop.
SD9 No. 3955 leads an SP eastbound as it begins its tortuous climb around the Loop.
The Union Pacific "Brooklyn Trailers" wind their way around the World Famous Tehachapi Loop on the clear summer day. This train is bringing up the rear of a southbound string and soon tr... (more)
Very late in the day, a U33C with an L-shaped windshield leads a heavy manifest up the steep grade toward the Loop.
Southern Pacific SD7 2717 leads a helper set back down the mountain at Walong, California - the famed Tehachapi Loop! - on April 8th, 1973. Built by EMD in July 1953 as SP 5310, the 2717 would be... (more)
SD9E No. 4380 leads an SP light helper around the Loop as it coasts down the hill to help another train.