Four clean and shiny red and silver Dash 8s lead a hot 991 train at the east end of Marcel, CA. Trains like the 991, with its counterpart, the 199, made Santa Fe an impressive operation by any mea... (more)
Warm fall light imbues the landscape as Santa Fe 520 East roars through multiple reverse curves at the east end of Marcel.
Between Walong and Marcel and after crossing the Tehachapi loop, BNSF double stack train twists it's way south up through the reverse curves above tunnel 10 and continues climbing towards the summ... (more)
The DPUs on the rear of a UP Roseville, CA bound manifest glint in the late evening sun, as the train passes by tunnel 10, to the left, and then enters the Tehachapi Loop. The same train is seen j... (more)
On an extremely hazy morning at Marcel, a BNSF stack train twists it's way south up through the reverse curves above Tunnel 10 and the Tehachapi Loop. The construction to link up Walong and Marcel... (more)
BNSF 8536 leads the HRICBAR on the new main 2 between Walong and Marcel. Both sidings were joined a few years ago, making a much needed section of double track on the hill.
Four SD9Es team up with an SD40 to lift a heavy SP manifest as it approaches the west switch of Marcel. Cut into the train is a four-unit helper.
In may of 2005 UP 5209 leads the MWCEU out of the Tehachapi loop towards Marcel on the UP Mojave sub.
Threading a cut east of Marcel, a Santa Fe 991 train powered by four-axle Dash 8s roars upgrade toward the string of short tunnels that will take it to Cable. Symbol 991 was one of Santa Fe's hott... (more)
Between Walong and Marcel in Kern County, and after crossing the Tehachapi loop, BNSF double stack train continues climbing towards the summit of the pass in the small city of Tehachapi, between t... (more)
Slowly tackling the grades of Tehachapi Pass, a first order UP SD70ACe pulls a heavy Roseville to West Colton extra manifest through the curves of Marcel as the light fades away over the pass.
The changing scene: much has been altered here as two main tracks now prevail and the SP searchlight signals and code lines have fallen. On a pleasant May morning in 2012 a heavy southbound manife... (more)
On a beautiful spring afternoon, a hot Santa Fe 991 train roars through the reverse curves at Marcel.
An extra Roseville-West Colton chugs uphill leading the pack on a cool spring morning.
A recently repainted GE leads this empty grainer southbound on Main 2 past Marcel.