The 1979 Pacific Railroad Society "Mountain Outin" passenger special, with Amtrak SDP40F 518 and 517, is rolling westbound through the Southern Pacific Mojave yard. Santa Fe 5702 is slo... (more)
The conductor on board the Santa Fe 999799 snags a set of train orders at the Mojave station as the head end of the train starts the westbound climb up the hill towards the summit at Tehachapi.
Fresh painted UP 6819 at Mojave.
A trio of SP ACs idles in the yard at Mojave.
Not your typical Amtrak detour! Devoid of regularly scheduled passenger traffic since the start of Amtrak in 1971 the rails over Tehachapi Pass have hosted several Amtrak detours over the years, m... (more)
Some older UP power with no flag decals sit in the Mojave Yard on a MOW Train.
A Southern Pacific freight pauses at Mojave, California at the eastern foot of Tehachapi Pass on February 29, 1988. This winter evening, stormy clouds are still rolling off the Tehachapi Mountains... (more)
The Mojave Flyer is seen in Mojave Yard in the early morning with a SD70M flared, SD60, and a NS GE.
With a destination at LAUPT only a couple of hours away, the late afternoon sun shines on detouring southbound Amtrak train #11 as it negotiates the switches at bottom end of the yard in Mojave.
A unit Coal train waits at the South end of Mojave Yard as the ZBRLC is seen working its way down the #1 main track heading for Los Angeles.
The Eastbound San Joaquin Daylight is accelerating through the Mojave Yard after stopping at the station to let a rider off. The Tehachapi mountain range is seen in the background
Coast Starlight detour train #11 rolls south through Mojave Yard on Union Pacific's Mojave Subdivision. The reroute was due to bridge replacement in Santa Barbara, CA.
A rare bird: this unit was originally a SDP45, built in August 1970 as Erie-Lackawanna 3668. It has been successively EL 3668, CR 6699, VMV 6699, SP 8692 and UP 2768. 70ft 8in long and 4900 gallon... (more)