With a z-train hot on its heels (visible in the distance), a BNSF manifest begins its climb out of the San Joaquin Valley towards the summit at Tehachapi.
A broken rail up the mountain at Cliff has the Mojave Sub at a stand still. BNSF train M-BAKBAR holds the Main at Bealville as it waits for the line to open.
The M-BAKBAR has itself wrapped around the many curves at Bealville, as the four lead units pass the controlled crossover above, the two DPUs can be seen bringing up the rear below.
A BNSF manifest crests the summit at Tehachapi, as the setting sun sinks slowly in the evening sky.
BNSF #7745 is part of a two unit DPU set shoving on the rear of the M-BAKBAR as it works its way toward Ilmon.
The sun is setting on BNSF 5117 South as it passes under the high/wide load detector at MP 328.6, just east of Bena, as it begins its climb toward the summit.
BNSF 5192 South splits the intermediate signals as it works upgrade between Tunnel 1 and 2 with its Barstow bound manifest.