On a late summer morning in the higher Tehachapi Mountains, a south bound BNSF stack train works slowly up grade, passing through tunnels 14, 15, 16 and 17, between Marcel and Cable.
BNSF 3745 south works upgrade at Cable with a general freight in tow.
Five locomotives, four models, two builders, one railroad ... An eastbound Santa Fe freight is just six miles from the summit of its crossing of the Tehachapi Mountains as it pops out of one of th... (more)
A north bound BNSF manifest, carrying mostly empties, slowly slithers its way down through the curves of Cable and toward the first bottle neck section of track, between the switches of north Cabl... (more)
Southbound tonnage works upgrade at North Cable with UP 2587 leading the long West Colton bound freight.
BNSF 731 in warbonnet paint brings up the rear of a southbound mixed manifest at Cable on a cool spring afternoon in the Tehachapi Mountains.
BNSF's Modesto to Barstow freight works through Cable crossover as it nears Tehachapi.
A loaded northbound BNSF grain train eases down Tehachapi Pass at North Cable with KCSM power on the rear.
Santa Fe 5967 winds through the curves at the east end of Rowan as it roars eastward up the heavy grade at Keene, CA. Note the 3-masted signal at left, which likely gives the engineer a heads-up a... (more)
Santa Fe 5047 East breaks into sunlight as it negotiates the sequential reverse curves at Cable.
Early in the morning, with fog burning off as the sun climbs, EMD FP45 No. 98 leads a 971 train through the multiple reverse curves of Cable.
Led by a 3,000-hp SF30C, built using a U36C to start with, a Santa Fe 991 train roars through the reverse curves of Cable on Tehachapi Pass. The double track that starts at Cable's west switch con... (more)
SP 9809 snakes through the rails at Cable, CA on the UP Mojave sub.
3 units along with an NS tier 4 and EMD SD70ACU running in the second and third spots lead a southbound Q train through Cable in the Tehachapi Mountains.
BNSF 4519 in H3 paint along with an older H1 painted unit shove on the rear of a southbound QSTOCHI at Cable.