Three Santa Fe cowls lead an eastbound manifest past SP's Mojave Yard with the Tehachapi Mountains for a backdrop.
NORMAN OK May 1978 -- Santa Fe FP45 5947 and GP38 3550 roll toward the Lindsay Street crossing from the south with a covered hopper train in tow. Very close to this location railroad surveyor Abne... (more)
Santa Fe’s Super Chief-El Capitan Train 18 eastbound rounds a high-speed banked curve at Dalies, N.M. as it passes a westbound freight on the double track mainline. This was the era of no ditch l... (more)
Three Santa Fe cowls lead an eastbound manifest up the stiff grade at tunnel 2.
Heading west into the sunset
Sometimes the shadow wins...second last pre-Amtrak westbound "Super Chief/El Capitan"; the last westbound powered by FP45/F45s.
Some of the great scenery on Tehachapi is not at the loop. This bridge is geographically north of the loop.
At dawn on the first day of summer 1973, FP45 5947 leads an eastbound manifest at Ilmon.