An overnight snowfall covers Tehachapi pass summit. With the sun just beginning to rise, a Union Pacific manifest breaks the silence of the new day.
BNSF No.7542 with a westbound Grainer rolls through Monolith in Tehachapi after an overnight dusting of snow on the Union Pacific Mojave Sub.
A short north bound UP hopper train works up into the Monolith area, on Tehachapi’s eastern slope, in the late afternoon sun of a cold winter day, while a low hanging cloud creates a great big sha... (more)
The snow on Tehachapi disappears fast. Early afternoon and there's not much snow left at the Lehigh Cement plant at Monolith.The local with loaded cement cars already tied on, backs down on some e... (more)
Northbound BNSF No. 7526 with Containers and Autos rolls into Monolith just south of the town of Tehachapi. A cold northwest storm has lowered the snow level down to the 2000 Ft. Tehachapi sits ... (more)
The faint glow, from the cloud covered sun setting in the west, hits the side of a short UP cement train climbing the last few miles of the eastern Tehachapi slope here at Monolith, right passed t... (more)
BNSF ES44C4 #6906 approaching Tehachapi Summit on the point of a northbound stack train.
A winter storm parts for the afternoon sun that lights up the Lehigh cement factory at Monolith and a passing south bound BNSF intermodal rolling quickly by at track speed.
Racing along the flats at Monolith on the final stretch of grade toward the summit of Tehachapi Pass, AMTK 156 leads a four-car Amtrak special carrying exiting Amtrak President Joe Boardman as he ... (more)
Crawling through a Form A at Monolith in the late afternoon light, UP 2619 leads a colorful, Elsey-bound empty Herzog ballast train upgrade the final mile toward the summit of Tehachapi.
Far from its home rails along the coast, Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight makes the most of the straight track from Monolith as it works upgrade toward the summit of Tehachapi Pass. On this day... (more)
Climbing the relatively easy grade out of Mojave and into Tehachapi Pass, UP 2582, a new Tier 4 unit, leads the MWCRVC-08 into the snow capped hills of Monolith as it approaches the summit.
Going east into the setting sun, a Union Pacific Z passes the Cement Plant at Monolith.
Comming from Mojave to Tehachapi in the last lights of the day.