An ex. Southern Pacific Police caboose, now used as a shoving platform for this remote controlled yard job, brings up the rear as an ex. Missouri Pacific GP38-2 leads it short train toward Kern Jc... (more)
This Santa Fe hot shot piggy back is passing by the Kern Junction Tower heading west up through the San Joaquin Valley.
Originally built in 1900, it will be torn down 3 years later.
Having just conquered the Tehachapi Mountains (on trackage shared with the SP), Santa Fe SD45-2 5596 passes the Kern Junction Tower and is back on home rails as the train heads west.
An awsome power line up for the Edison local with BNSF GP-38 2953 leading, BNSF GP-35 2591, BNSF GP-30 2456 and BNSF GP-38 2952. Also seen at the rear of this small train is ex-ATSF Caboose 999805... (more)
A Southern Pacific SW1500 leads British Columbia's "Royal Hudson" 4-6-4 2860 off the Santa Fe and onto the SP for the trip over the Tehachapi Mountains on the train's trip to Los Angeles.