A Perfect Railroad Sunset - An eastbound manifest, led by UP 7180, crawls to a stop just before tackling the world famous, Tehachapi Pass. All rail traffic was halted along the entire pass due to ... (more)
The BNSF "monster grain" train stretches its legs passed Edison as it descends into Bakersfield, CA.
LTEX 1520 the newest accquistion for the RCRY. This came in from LTEX in exchange for the 4 flooded units from Hurricane Sandy
BNSF 4360 rolls downgrade out of Sandcut just minutes after the sun rose over the Tehachapi Mountains.
Afternoon light glints off a century old US&S relay cabinet.
The MWCRV rolls towards Edison minutes before sunset on a warm dusty afternoon.
BNSF 5446 pulls through Edison late in the afternoon.
BNSF 5431 meets a fast setting sun near Edison, seemingly effortlessly attacking the first grade out of Bakersfield.
A BNSF grain train drops into Edison as the "middle" DP consist assists in holding back 15,000 tons of grain. The train has left the Tehachapi Mountains behind and will soon be in Bakersfield.
The DPU's are seen on a southbound manifest climbing out of the San Joaquin Valley with the Tehachapi Mountains looming ahead
Rerouted down California's central valley due to washouts on the former Southern Pacific Coast Line, UP's unit oil train pauses at Edison, CA, roughly halfway between Bakersfield and Sandcut, on a... (more)