Santa Fe 5053 West leads NW 6115 and two GP-30s downhill around the famous Tehachapi Loop. Soon the 5053 will be exiting the tunnel below while the rear-end of the train is still on the track abo... (more)
Santa Fe 5053 exit tunnel 9 on Tehachapi Loop while the three unit helper set on the rear of the train rolls over the top. John Doughty photo, courtesy of Mr. Christopher Clipper collection.
Union Pacific 7463 howls as it brings a long ZBRLC around the world famous Tehachapi Loop at Walong, California.
UP8521 lifts a afternoon manifest into Tunnel 2.
As the sun begins to peak over the hills and through the clouds, BNSF 7422 leads a long, hot piggy back train around the Tehachapi Loop.
Check another one off the bucket list. One the of the nine wonders of railroading is the Tehachapi Loop. This section of railroad track creates quite a spectacle when a long Union Pacific Z train ... (more)
The Loop through a train As the flats and spine cars of trailers roll by in the foreground, the locomotives of the same long BNSF train climb around Tehachapi Loop in California on Marc... (more)
An eastbound BNSF intermodal train crosses over itself at famous Tehachapi Loop in California on April 1, 2010.
A BNSF westbound train led by Dash-9 No. 766 blasts out of Tunnel 9 at Walong, California, on March 28, 2001, as the train’s DPUs pass overhead. The action takes place on the famous Tehachapi Loop... (more)
A southbound BNSF intermodal train begins looping itself on a weather/picture perfect day in May. No haze, no clouds, light wind, 55 degrees. The plane and its pilot were chartered at the Tehach... (more)
Richard Beal photo:
New warbonnet leading a train around the loop, you can see the helpers in the background, this is an angle not often seen.
An eastbound BNSF manifest works its way out of tunnel 9 and around the Tehachapi Loop. This is a 24mm view of the famed Loop under a full moon.
Cotton Belt Tunnel Motor #9295 rounds Tehachapi Loop.
BNSF 7492 winding up the famous Tehachapi Loop