With Southern Pacific 'daylight' inspired heritage colors leading the charge eastbound tonnage bound for West Colton, CA conforms to Clear Creek Ravine, between Bealville and Cliff in the heart of... (more)
An EMD SD45 leads an SP westbound out of tunnel 5. This is the sight of much damage caused by the 7.3 earthquake of 1952. Tunnel 5 was contorted and tunnel 4 destroyed, the latter being bypassed a... (more)
In 1899 facing the threat of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway completing their own link between northern and southern California via the Tehachapi range the Southern Pacific Railroad neg... (more)
The Circus is in town! As the Summer sun beats down on southern California's famed Tehachapi Pass the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey 'blue unit' Circus train carefully negotiates Clear Cree... (more)
18 pieces of BNSF's polished varnish trail an equally polished ET44C4 en route to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, CA. Drifting down the western slope of the Tehachapi grade above Clear Creek Ravine ... (more)
The sound of howling brakes and screaming flanges reverberate off the hills that ring Clear Creek Ravine as UP 8159 carefully drops down grade into Bealville. In moments 8159 will enter the east p... (more)
In the heart of Tehachapi Pass, detoured northbound train #14 winds through the curvature in Clear Creek Ravine between Cliff and Bealville.
UP TOFC works it's way up the grade between Bealville and Cliff in the Tehachapi Mtns. In the center of the shot can still be seen the fill that was used as a bypass route around tunnel 5, which ... (more)
Southbound manifest passing the daylighted tunnel 4 in the Tehachapis, about to enter the portal to tunnel 5.