Spring 2016 was a great time to visit Tehachapi. The hills and wild-flowers were exceptional. Also the bonus of plentiful new and clean power on both UP and BNSF added to the show....
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Leaving the wide open Tehachapi Valley the Mojave Subdivision treads the Tehachapi Creek into the Tehachapi Creek Narrows between Cable and Marcel. The colorful containers on Union Pacific's hotsh... (more)
A 53 car eastbound (southbound) grain load climbs thru the twisting curves at Cable. These curves are in 'suburbs' of Tehachapi, California. Most grain over Tehachapi moves westbound. However thi... (more)
Pulling through the serpentine curves as the Mojave Subdivision leaves Cable an eastbound BNSF empty grain train is led by CitiRail ES44AC 1307, one in a group of one-hundred units leased to the B... (more)
BNSF's fleet of EMD SD70ACes are somewhat of an oddity in California, normally spending their time hauling coal out of Wyoming's Powder River Basin or roaming former BN lines in the north and east... (more)