The golden hills of the Tehachapi Mountains provides the backdrop, while an ES44DC leads a manifest loaded with central valley commodities bound for eastern markets, as it nears Tunnel #2 between ... (more)
Two DPUs shove on the rear of a southbound manifest through Cliff, where the tracks cling to the side of the hills carved out by the Tehachapi Creek.
A Barstow bound manifest races away from the setting sun at Bena, as it begins its long arduous climb over the Tehachapi Mountains.
Two DPUs shove on the rear the the M-MODSEL as they pass through the south end of Bealville, while C44-9W #5368, along with a KCS SD70ACe, and two other GEs emerge from Tunnel #5 at the north end ... (more)
A C44-9W leads three other GEs with the M-MODSEL in tow, as it begins the long climb out of Caliente towards the summit. The rear end DPUs can be seen still passing through Caliente proper, on th... (more)
BNSF 4081 South, powered by six C44-9Ws, four on the head end, and two DPU on the rear, work up the 2.5% grade toward Tunnel #2.